African Plant Database

Monadenium echinulatum Stapf
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. t. 2666 (1900)  
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia echinulata (Stapf) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 412 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monadenium echinulatum f. glabrescens P.R.O. Bally
=*Monadenium friesii auct. sensu P.R.O.Bally, non N.E.Br.
=Monadenium asperrimum Pax (1909)
=Euphorbia echinulata (Stapf) Bruyns (2006)
=*Monadenium friesii auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Fleshy perennial herb, with a large woody tuberous rootstock; stems 1-3 unbranched, to 30(-50) cm high; leaves obovate, to 12 x 6,5 cm, base tapering to a winged petiole to 5 mm long, apex apiculate, midrib keeled beneath.
Ecology : Sandy soils amongst grass in open deciduous bushland or Brachystegia woodland; 300-1825 m alt.
  One of the most widespread and variable species.
  Of easy culture.
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