African Plant Database

Monadenium hirsutum P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 27 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia pseudohirsuta Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia pseudohirsuta Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, succulent herb 5-25 cm tall; root tuberous ± 4 x 3,5 cm; stems one or several, unbranched, cylindrical; leaves alternate, lanceolate or narrowly elliptic, to 8 cm x 1,5 cm, acute, tapering towards the subpetiolate base;
Ecology : Rock crevices amongst short grasses and Brachystegia mimosifolia; 900-1820 m alt.
  Not East of Lusaka in Zambia.
  Near M. fwambense.
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Record n°107562
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