African Plant Database

Monadenium stellatum P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 33 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia pseudostellata Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia pseudostellata Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent shrub to 3 m tall, with fibrous roots; stem to 5 cm thick, with fairly sparse irregular branching; branches terete, 1-3 cm thick, longitudinally grooved with 4 grooves emerging below each of the numerous tubercles;
Ecology : Stony limestone slopes, with Acacia-Commiphora bushland; 160-500 m alt.
  Still rare in collections.
  Near M. reflexum.
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Record n°107588
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