African Plant Database


Euphorbia richardsiae L. C. Leach
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Kirkia 10(2): 394 (1977)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia richardsiae L. C. Leach subsp. richardsiae (1977)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia richardsiae subsp. robusta L. C. Leach (1977)
Euphorbia richardsiae L. C. Leach subsp. richardsiae (1977)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched, pulvinate, spiny, succulent, dwarf shrublets to 15 cm (or to 1,25 m) tall; branches 4-5-winged, ± 2 cm thick, including the wings, with the main branches usually 5-winged and the branchlets more often 4-winged;
Ecology : Granite outcrop hills in Brachystegia woodland; ± 1200-2100 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 174024
 
Record n°174024
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