African Plant Database

Monadenium globosum P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42: 906 (1987)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia bisglobosa Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 412 (2006))
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia bisglobosa Bruyns (2006)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, with a tuberous root ± 4 cm Ø, producing 1-2 woody subterranean stems 2 cm long; annual stems fleshy, to 8 cm high; leaves subsessile, forming rosettes at the stem apices, obovate, to 6 x 3 cm, apex rounded.
Ecology : Flat rocks with gritty black soil; 1950-2500 m alt.
  Near M. pedunculatum, M. pseudoracemosum, M. capitatum (closest relative).
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Record n°107611
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