African Plant Database

Monadenium reflexum Chiov.
Protologue : Webbia 8: 235 (1951)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia neoreflexa Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia neoreflexa Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with a relatively small fleshy rootstock; stem simple or rarely few-branched, erect, to 75 cm, cylindrical to 6 cm thick, tessellated, with 10-15 spirally arranged series of closely set reflexed tapering elongated tubercles;
Ecology : Sandy soil on rocky slopes near river or dry stream beds with sparse Acacia-Commiphora bushland; dark or red soils; 600-1200 m alt.
  Slow growing, but easily grown.
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Record n°107578
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