African Plant Database


Euphorbia leontopoda S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 403 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet, weakly erect to 50 cm tall, with spreading succulent branches from a large, fleshy, tuberous root; branches (3-)5-6-angled, deeply winged and deeply constricted into segments to 5 cm long, 6 cm wide;
Ecology : Rocky ground in open Buxus hildebrandtii woodland; 1300-1650 m alt.
  Near E. ballyi ; closely resembles E. buruana and E. pseudoburuana.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106480
 
Record n°106480
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