African Plant Database


Euphorbia phillipsioides S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 413 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial 5-15 cm tall, branching mostly from near the base, forming clumps to 10 cm Ø; branches terete, 1-2,5 cm thick, 10-14-angled; angles separated by distinct grooves, sinuately toothed, with teeth 2-4 mm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Stony, rocky limestone plains, with very sparse Acacia bushland; 1300-1500 m alt.
  Widespread in cultivation.
  Near E. phillipsiae.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106535
 
Record n°106535
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