African Plant Database

Monadenium schubei (Pax) N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1.3): 453 (1911) 
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Basionym : Euphorbia schubei Pax
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia schubei Pax
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia schubei Pax (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with fleshy roots; stems stout, branching mostly from the base, erect to 90 cm or decumbent to 1,25 m long and 3-5 cm thick, tessellated, with very prominent cylindric-conical tubercles bearing the leaves;
Ecology : Amongst rocks in grassland with open deciduous woodland; 800-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • OLIVER, D., DYER, W.T.T.; PRAIN, D.; HILL, A.W. (1909). Flora of Tropical Africa 6: 453 
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 28: t.1087 (1950).
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 289
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