African Plant Database


Euphorbia triaculeata Forssk.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia triaculeata Forssk. var. triaculeata
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia faurotii Franch.
=Euphorbia infesta Pax (1905)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia triaculeata var. triacantha (Ehrenb. ex Boiss.) N.E. Br.
Euphorbia triaculeata Forssk. var. triaculeata
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Irregular leafless shrub to 1,2 m tall, sometimes with a relatively slender central stem usually not medusoid; stems ascending, 5-10 mm thick with 3 or 5 spiral ranks of tubercles; spiny.
Ecology : Stony slopes with very sparse vegetation; near sea-level-700 m alt.
  SW Saudi Arabia, Yemen.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 174012
 
Record n°174012
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