African Plant Database

Monadenium mafingensis Hargr.
Protologue : Cac. Succ. J. 53: 292 (1981)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia mafingensis (Hargr.) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia mafingensis (Hargr.) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Geophyte with a tuberous rootstock, to ± 10 x 5 cm, producing ± 4 stems to 5 cm long, 4 mm wide, spreading at ground level; leaves clustered at the branch ends, sessile, ovate to oval, acute 3,5 x 2,5 cm.
Ecology : Crevices in faces of rock outcrops, in montane grassland; 1800-2250 m alt.
  A "beautiful jewel", little known in cultivation.
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Record n°107569
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