African Plant Database

Monadenium kaessneri N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 459 (1913)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia kaessneri (N.E. Br.) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia kaessneri (N.E. Br.) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Root tuberous; stem erect, herbaceous, 54 cm tall, simple; leaves slightly fleshy, elliptic, lanceolate, obtuse or subacute, apiculate, narrowing to a subsessile base, 7,5-11,5 x 2,5-5 cm; midrib prominent below, keeled.
Ecology : In the shelter of trees; 580 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1908.- Near M. herbaceum.
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Record n°107564
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