African Plant Database

Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Statuts nomenclatural : illegitimate homonym
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia ingens E. Mey. ex Boiss.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy var. candelabrum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia ingens E. Mey. ex Boiss. (1862)
=*Euphorbia natalensis auct. sensu A.Berger, non Bernh.
=Euphorbia similis A. Berger (1907)
=Euphorbia tozzii Chiov. (1932)
=*Euphorbia cooperi auct. sensu A.Berger, non N.E.Br.
=Euphorbia candelabrum var. bilocularis (N.E. Br.) S. Carter
=Euphorbia bilocularis N.E. Br. (1913)
=Euphorbia confertiflora Volkens (1899)
=Euphorbia reinhardtii Volkens (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy var. candelabrum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 12(-20) m with a simple trunk to ± 90 cm Ø; branches persistent from ± 3 m upwards, suberect, densely rebranching to form eventually a large broadly rounded crown;
Ecology : Rocky slopes and well-drained flat-land; termite mounds; Combretum or Acacia tortilis subsp. spirocarpa deciduous woodland or bushland; on laterite in dense Acacia-Commiphora woodland; (15-)900-2000 m alt.
  Species exhibiting considerable variation.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Very closely related to E. ingens.
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Record n°174033 modified 2020-02-03
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