African Plant Database

Monadenium gladiatum (P.R.O. Bally) S. Carter
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia gladiata (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 412 (2006))
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia gladiata (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns
=Monadenium yattanum var. gladiatum P.R.O. Bally (1959)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with a large fleshy branching rootstock; stems numerous, clustered, branching from the base, erect to 15 cm high or decumbent to 25 cm long, to 1,5 cm thick, tessellated, with elongated, upwards and outwards curving tubercles,
Ecology : Grassland on dark clay soil; 1500-2000 m alt.
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Record n°107556
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