African Plant Database

Euphorbia nigrispinoides M. G. Gilbert
Protologue : Collect. Bot. 21: 72 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia nigrispina N.E. Br. (1909) p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree with well-defined trunk, reaching ± 3 m height; crown rounded, relatively open; branches spreading ascending, eventually deciduous to leave clean bole; stems (3-)4-5-angled, 12-17(-20) mm thick, usually only obscurely segmented;
Ecology : Relatively recent flows of spongy basalt and volcanic ash with a sparse cover of deciduous woodland with Pistacia falcata, Terminalia brownii, Steganotaenia araliaceae, etc.; 1000-1450-1770 m alt. Locally rather common.
  Near E. polyacantha, E. nigrispina.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106516
Record n°106516
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