African Plant Database

Monadenium friesii N.E. Br.
Protologue : Wiss. Erg. Schwed. Rhodesia-Kongo-Exp. 1911-1912 1: 115 (1914)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia friesii (N.E. Br.) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 412 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia friesii (N.E. Br.) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, with a subglobose tuberous root to ± 5 cm Ø; stems to 45 cm high, unbranched; leaves to 9 x 6 cm, suborbicular to ovate, sometimes reddened, margin tightly crisped, with petiole ± 6 mm long.
Ecology : Rocks and rocky hillsides in Brachystegia woodland; 375-1210 m alt.
  Not in Tanzania (= M. echinulatum ).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°107554
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