African Plant Database

Monadenium crispum N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 1034 (1913)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia neocrispa Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia neocrispa Bruyns
=Monadenium intermedium P.R.O. Bally
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial sparsely-branched herb to 75 cm tall, with a tuberous root ± 4 cm Ø; stems subfleshy, with obscure longitudinal ridges, often procumbent and rooting;
Ecology : Rocky slopes in forest; 30-700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1988). Flora of Tropical East Africa Euphorbiaceae[2]: 547
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