African Plant Database

Euphorbia griseola Pax
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia griseola Pax subsp. griseola
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia griseola Pax subsp. griseola
Euphorbia griseola subsp. mashonica L. C. Leach
Euphorbia griseola subsp. zambiensis L. C. Leach
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub without or with very much reduced main stem (to a mere "crown"), generally less than 1 m (but up to 2 m) tall, with 4-6-angled branches and branchlets which are not or only slightly constricted at distant intervals,
Ecology : Granite hills in Brachystegia woodland; widely distributed in somewhat scattered colonies; 300-1700 m alt.
  Plants exhibit a considerable degree of variation, both in habit and in vegetative characters.
  Botswana, S. Africa; ?Zaire (SE).
  Comprises 3 subspp.
  Seems to present no unusual difficulties in cultivation.
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carte afrique num 174078
Record n°174078
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