African Plant Database


Euphorbia sereti De Wild.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 5 2(3): 290 (1908)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
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.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 174022
 
Record n°174022
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