African Plant Database

Euphorbia gariepina Boiss.
Protologue : Cent. Euphorb. 28 (1860)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia gariepina Boiss. subsp. gariepina
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia halleri Dinter ex Frick (1937)
=Euphorbia bergeriana Dinter (1914)
=Euphorbia schaeferi Dinter (1921)
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia gariepina subsp. balsamea (Welw. ex Hiern) L. C. Leach
Euphorbia gariepina Boiss. subsp. gariepina
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Fleshy perennial shrub 0,45-1 m tall, much branched from the base; primary stem ± 2,5 cm thick; young branches tapering upwards, becoming leafless; flowering branches forking alternately, forming a lax flat-topped corymb-like cyme, 10-15 cm Ř; dioecious;
Ecology : Hilly sandy maritime places; rocky hilly places thinly covered with brown sand.
  Namibia; subsp. gariepina: Namibia, S. Africa; ?Angola.
  Collected in 1859 and it does not appear to have been again collected until 1970, despite its occurrence in quite close proximity to Moçâmedes (Angola).
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see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 174080
Record n°174080
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