African Plant Database

Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia heterochroma Pax subsp. heterochroma
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia heterochroma var. mitis (Pax) N.E. Br.
=Euphorbia mitis Pax (1905)
=Euphorbia impervia A. Berger (1907)
=Euphorbia stuhlmannii Schweinf. ex Volkens
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia heterochroma subsp. tsavoensis S. Carter
Euphorbia heterochroma Pax subsp. heterochroma
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggly succulent shrub with erect or decumbent branches rooting where they touch the ground, to 2 m tall, sparingly rebranched above; branches 4(-5)-angled, to ± 2 cm thick; angles straight to shallowly undulate; spiny.
Ecology : Sandy stony soils with Acacia-Commiphora bushland; rock outcrops with deciduous bushland; 450-1300 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
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Record n°174028
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