African Plant Database


Euphorbia nubigena L. C. Leach
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Dinteria 12: 17 (1976)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia nubigena L. C. Leach var. nubigena (1976)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia nubigena var. rutilans L. C. Leach (1976)
Euphorbia nubigena L. C. Leach var. nubigena (1976)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rather weakly suberect, somewhat straggly succulent spinulose shrublet, generally ± 20-40(-90) cm tall, with a somewhat rhizomatous root system;
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Ecology : Abundant in scanty soil in rock crevices; granite hill in association with Euphorbia atrocarmesina, Sarcostemma sp. etc.; also with this Euphorbia and Kalanchoe sp., etc.; also with this Euphorbia and Xerophyta sp.; etc...
  Comprises 2 vars.
  No unusual problems are encountered in cultivation; plant suitable for the beginner. Especially attractive with its yellowish (var. nubigena) or red and yellow flowers (var. rutilans L. C. Leach).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 174015
 
Record n°174015
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