African Plant Database

Monadenium spinulosum S. Carter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 55(2): 440 (2000)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia spinulosa (S. Carter) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia spinulosa (S. Carter) Bruyns (2006)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Monadenium lugardiae auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial with thick, fleshy roots; stems succulent, sparingly branched, erect, to ± 45 cm high or decumbent to 80 cm long and rooting, to 3 cm Ø, cylindrical, covered with tubercles to 5 mm high from ± diamond-shaped tessellations ± 10x8 mm;
Ecology : Granite outcrops and amongst rocks on hillsides in shade, in Brachystegia woodland; 65-1200 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°107641
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