African Plant Database

Euphorbia heterospina S. Carter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(2): 390 (1987)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia heterospina S. Carter subsp. heterospina (1987)
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia heterospina subsp. baringoensis S. Carter (1987)
Euphorbia heterospina S. Carter subsp. heterospina (1987)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or subscandent succulent shrub to 3,5 m tall; branches 4-5-angled, 1-2 cm thick, slightly constricted at irregular intervals of 20-60 cm; angles straight to shallowly toothed, with teeth 0,5-3 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Sandy stony soil with deciduous woodland; rocky slopes with low herbs and sparse deciduous woodland; 550-1600 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
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carte afrique num 174027
Record n°174027
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