African Plant Database

Euphorbia sereti De Wild.
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 5 2(3): 290 (1908)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia sereti De Wild. subsp. sereti
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia sereti var. variantissima L. C. Leach
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia sereti subsp. variantissima L. C. Leach
Euphorbia sereti De Wild. subsp. sereti
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny candelabriform plant, ± 1,5 m tall or succulent shrub to 3 m, branching from the base or tree-like with a short, stout, gnarled cylindric trunk to 22,5 cm thick, exceptionally to 1,3 m high;
Ecology : Rocks in Brachystegia woodland; rocky gorge; 1000-1200 m alt. - Disjunct area.
  Comprises 2 vars.; var. variantissima L. C. Leach very variable.
  Near E. faucicola. Isolated populations appear to be particularly subject to attack by caterpillars, with the result that few cyathia reach maturity.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 174022
Record n°174022
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