African Plant Database

Monadenium rhizophorum P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 30 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia rhizophora (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia rhizophora (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with a fleshy rhizomatous rootstock ± 1 cm thick; stems unbranched, erect, to 10 cm tall, ± 7 cm thick; leaves sessile on slightly projecting spirally arranged tubercles 5-15 mm apart, obovate, to 4x2,2 cm, apex obtuse,
Ecology : Grassland, with black rock-strewn soil; 1650 m alt.
  Easily grown.
  Only known from the type collected in 1940 but known in cultivation from this collection. - Near M. stapelioides.
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Record n°107580
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