African Plant Database

Euphorbia gossypina Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 119 (1894)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia gossypina Pax subsp. gossypina
 Tirucalia gossypina (Pax) P. V. Heath
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia implexa Stapf (1908)
=Euphorbia merkeri N.E. Br. (1913)
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia gossypina var. coccinea Pax
Euphorbia gossypina Pax subsp. gossypina
Euphorbia gossypina subsp. mangulensis S. Carter (2000)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched perennial shrub, sprawling to 1,5 m tall or scrambling in bushes and trees to 4m high; branches spreading, ±succulent, ± 1 cm thick, with dark brown leaf-scares becoming ±prominent on older branches;
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland; lightly wooded grassland; 15-1900 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars. incl. mangulensis S. Carter, Kew Bull. 54: 959; 1999
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 174041
Record n°174041
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