African Plant Database

Monadenium yattanum P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 34 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia yattana (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia yattana (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with a fleshy tuberous rootstock ± 5 cm thick; stems numerous, clustered, rarely branched, erect, to 10 cm high or decumbent to 15 cm long, 1-1,5 cm thick, tessellated with scarcely projecting elongated tubercles 5-25 mm,
Ecology : Lightly wooded grassland among rocks in black cotton soil; 1175-1200 m alt.
  Near M. stapelioides.
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Record n°107593
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