African Plant Database

Euphorbia strangulata N.E. Br.
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia strangulata N.E. Br. var. strangulata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia fraterna N.E. Br. (1913) p.p.
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia strangulata var. deminuens L. C. Leach
Euphorbia strangulata N.E. Br. var. strangulata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent spiny shrub, to ± 60 cm tall, with a much reduced main stem and spreading (often sprawling) ascending, simple, segmented branches; the latter 4-6-winged (initially 3-4-angled with ± oblong segments),
Ecology : Flat rock slopes; in peaty masses of grass and debris with Aloe andongensis, unidentified shrubby Orchid sp. on almost bare, enormous conglomerate rock formation; ± 1000 m alt.
  Extremely variable.
  Very rare in cultivation but presents no unusual difficulties.
  Near E. opuntioides ; similar in growth form and floral habit to E. barnardii A. C. White & al. from S. Africa.
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carte afrique num 174021
Record n°174021
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