African Plant Database

Monadenium torrei L.C. Leach
Protologue : Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot. 1:37 (1973).
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia torrei (L.C. Leach) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia torrei (L.C. Leach) Bruyns
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent shrub, erect, to 3 m tall, with sparsely branched stem branches ± 1,5 cm thick, with shallow tubercles immediately beneath the leaf-scars in ± 5 longitudinal series, prominent on young growth, less so with age;
Ecology : Granite, with deciduous woodland; 300-560 m alt.
  Of rather easy culture.
  Near M. spinescens.
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see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°107590
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