African Plant Database


Euphorbia specksii Rauh
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Cact. Succ. J. (USA) 72(5): 2000. 72(5): (2000)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial undershrub ± 30 cm in height, rarely to 100 cm, with tuberous, ramifying, brownish, corky roots and thin, grey-barked, upright shoots, 2-3 mm thick, basally to 5 mm thick, with elongated internodes, branching basally and apically; leaves caducou
Ecology : Humus-riche lateritic soil of the miombo-forest, with Raphionacme madiensis, Dorstenia cuspidata.
  Very close to E. platycephala. Only known from the type collected in 1999.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 106647
 
Record n°106647
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