African Plant Database


Monadenium lugardiae N.E. Br.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 138 (1909)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia lugardiae (N.E. Br.) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia lugardiae (N.E. Br.) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia lugardiae (N.E. Br.) Bruyns
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Euphorbia-like fleshy plant with tuberous roots; stems one to several, 10-60 cm long, 1,5-3 cm thick, perennial, fleshy, cylindric, with rather large, scarcely projecting, pentagonal or hexagonal tessellations;
Ecology : Granite outcrops; in sandy soil among rocks in open Brachystegia woodland and wooded grasslands; in shade on termite mounds; often in colonies; 115-1100 m alt.
  Botswana; S. Africa.
  One of the more common Monadenium in cultivation.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.2 - 1 m. Alt: 45 - 1365 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.223 (1926).
  • Bothalia 3: 242 (1937).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 75 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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Record n°107531
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