African Plant Database


Euphorbia nyassae Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Veg. Erde 3: II. (Engl. & Drude, (1921)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia tetracantha Pax (1902)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby or semi-prostrate succulent perennial 25-100 cm tall with branching stems sometimes trailing; branches 4-5-angled, 1-1,5 cm thick; angles shallowly to promimently toothed, with rounded teeth 1-1,5 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Between stones on a rough plateau; 1500 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1899.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106517
 
Record n°106517
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