African Plant Database


Monadenium nudicaule P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 29 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
 
 
Status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia pseudonudicaulis Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia pseudonudicaulis Bruyns (2006)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Hysteranthous geophyte, with a tuberous root ± 4,5 cm Ø, producing a woody subterranean stem ± 2 cm long; flowering stems 1-2, ± 8 cm tall, ± fleshy, with several scale-like ovate leaves ± 5 x 2 mm (fully developed leaves unknown).
Ecology : Open dry deciduous woodland on hard-pan soil; 1300 m alt.
  Near M. coccineum. - Only known with certainty from the type (Bally E 133, not E135!).
 
More info on :
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Record n°107572
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