African Plant Database


Euphorbia mitriformis P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 48(3): 128 (1976)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial to 40 cm tall, with dense compact branching forming neat conical or rounded cushions to 1 m Ø; branches 1-10 cm long, deeply 5-angled,± 1,5 cm thick; angles shallowly toothed, with teeth 3-5 mm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Between rocks of limestone slopes, with very open Buxus and succulent scrub; sometimes the plant is squeezed in a tight cleft in the rock; 1220-1600 m alt.
  Rare in cultivation.
  Near E. golisana (= E. phillipsiae ).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106500
 
Record n°106500
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