African Plant Database

Monadenium parviflorum N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 458 (1913)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia neoparviflora Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 414 (2006))
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia neoparviflora Bruyns
=Monadenium depauperatum (P.R.O. Bally) S. Carter
=Monadenium laeve f. depauperata P.R.O. Bally
=*Monadenium laeve auct.
=*Monadenium hirsutum auct. sensu Hargreaves, Succ. Spurges Malawi: 69 (1987), non P.R.O.Bally
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 30-50-100 cm tall, with a thick woody rootstock to ± 3 cm Ø; stems several, simple or few-branched; leaves ovate, 5,5-10x1-5 cm, base tapering into a winged petiole ± 1 cm long, apex acute, midrib sharply keeled on the lower surface.
Ecology : In grass in Brachystegia woodland on sandy soil amongst rocks; rock crevices and on decomposing granite in Brachystegia woodland and thickets, on hillsides and on termitaria; 548-2100 m alt.
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Record n°107574
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