African Plant Database


Euphorbia prona S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 420 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Semi-prostrate succulent perennial, with sprawling stem to 75 cm long, sparsely branched; stem and branches terete, 1,5-2 cm thick, with prominent tubercles 7-10 mm apart in 5 loosely spiral series separated by deep grooves; spiny;
Ecology : East facing rocky mountain slopes, amongst very sparse Commiphora scrub; ± 300 m alt.
  Still extremely rare and seldom encountered in cultivation.
  Near E. inaequispina, E. dasyacantha.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106548
 
Record n°106548
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