African Plant Database

Monadenium descampsii Pax
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 37: 108 (1898)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia descampsii (Pax) Bruyns
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia descampsii (Pax) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Fleshy, erect herb, probably with a tuberous root; stems unbranched, ± 25 cm high, cylindrical; leaves sessile, alternate, ± 2,5 cm apart, very fleshy, linear-lanceolate, slightly wavy towards the apex, ± 3 x 0,5 cm; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Only known from the fragmentary type collected in 1896.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°107546
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