African Plant Database

Monadenium hedigerianum Malaisse
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 60: 295 (12990). (1990)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia hedigeriana (Malaisse & Lecron) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 412 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia hedigeriana (Malaisse & Lecron) Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, fleshy herb, ± 40-50 cm tall, with fleshy, horizontally sprawling roots to 80 cm long, 2,5 cm Ø; annual stems 5-20, cylindrical, 5-7 mm Ø;
Ecology : Open forest on rocky slope; ± 1100 m alt.
  Near M. discoideum. - A remarkable Monadenium with infundibular glands (not fleshy and sometimes entire) of the secondary cyathia.
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