African Plant Database

Euphorbia ambroseae L. C. Leach
Protologue : Kirkia 10(2): 397 (1977)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia ambroseae L. C. Leach var. ambroseae (1977)
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia ambroseae var. spinosa L. C. Leach (1977)
Euphorbia ambroseae L. C. Leach var. ambroseae (1977)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spinulose, virgate shrub 1,8(-2,5) m tall (sometimes relatively dwarfed), with divaricately spreading branches when growing in the open;
Ecology : In shade of dense thickets and patches of woodland in seasonally swampy coastal plain; wooded grassland, dry forest; 40-760 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars. (See Euphorbia J. 7: 141, 1991).
  Commercially available; of easy culture.
  Closely related to E. complexa Dyer
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carte afrique num 174037
Record n°174037
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