African Plant Database

Euphorbia johannis S. Carter
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 420 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf prostrate succulent perennial to 25 cm Ø; stem to 15 cm long, with 5-8 branches; both terete, 1-1,5 cm thick, with prominent tubercles 3-5 mm apart, crowned by the spine-shields and forming 8-10 longitudinal ridges; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Rocky limestone ground with open Acacia-Commiphora and mixed xerophytic bushland; locally common; 360 m alt.
  Virtually unknown in cultivation.
  Near E. inaequispina. Only known from the type collected in 1985.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106473
Record n°106473
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