African Plant Database

Monadenium cupricola Malaisse & Lecron
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia cupricola (Malaisse & Lecron) Bruyns
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia cupricola (Malaisse & Lecron) Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, erect, fleshy herb; rootstock tuberous, cylindric to napiform, tapering at the apex to a slender pseudo-stem, 2-4 cm long, 0,4 cm ; stems 1-2(-3) annual, erect, rounded, grooved, fleshy, 10-30 cm high, 5 mm ; ...
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Ecology : Grassy savanna on copper-cobalt hill slopes with deep, rocky soils; siliceous cellular rock outcrops; 1200-1275 m alt. Hyper-accumulator: 20-52 g.g.-1 (Cu) and 76-1234 g.g.-1.
  (vide Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 119: 179-191, 1987); see also for the vegetation: Oikos 33: 472-478, 1979); for the phenology see: Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Paris, Sr. 4, Sect. B, Adansonia 11: 340, (1989) 1990.
  Near M. pedunculatum.
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Record n°107594
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