African Plant Database

Monadenium erubescens (Rendle) N.E. Br.
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia neoerubescens Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia neoerubescens Bruyns
=Monadenium majus (Pax) N.E. Br.
=Monadenium majus (Pax) N.E. Br. f. majus
=Lortia major Pax (1903)
=Monadenium majus f. floribundum P.R.O. Bally
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb from a massive tuberous rootstock; stems 1 to many, usually unbranched, 5-60 cm high, 8-10 mm thick;
Ecology : Grasslands, both on shallow dark soils overlying limestone and in areas of clay soils overlying basalts; gravelly limestone with open Acacia bushland; 1300-2100 m alt.
  Very variable.
  Possibly the most beautiful Monadenium with bracts deep pink to pure white. Of relatively easy culture.
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Record n°107551
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