African Plant Database

Monadenium kundelunguense Malaisse
Protologue : Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 59: 204 (1987)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia kundelunguensis (Malaisse) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia kundelunguensis (Malaisse) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Geophytic, hysteranthous herb; root perennial, tuberous, 3-5 cm long, 2,5-4 cm Ø; stem reduced at the apex of the root, 8-12 mm long, 6-7 mm thick, succulent, erect, unbranched, cylindrical; leaves at base of the stem sessile, scale-like;
Ecology : Shrubby steppe with Oldfieldia dactylophylla, on Kalahari sands.
  Near M. simplex var. pudibundum.
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Record n°107565
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