African Plant Database


Euphorbia cooperi N.E. Br. ex A. Berger
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia cooperi N.E. Br. ex A. Berger var. cooperi
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia angularis auct. sensu mult., non Klotzsch
 
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia cooperi N.E. Br. ex A. Berger var. cooperi
Euphorbia cooperi var. calidicola L. C. Leach
Euphorbia cooperi var. ussanguensis (N.E. Br.) L. C. Leach
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Impressive tree 2-6-9(-12) m, or occasionally shrub to ± 2 m; trunk simple to 3 m long, to 35 cm thick, with whorls of 4-9 pit-scars resulting from fallen branches;
Ecology : Rocky slopes with deciduous woodland; wooded gorge; riverine thickets; granite kopjes; often growing in colonies; 200-1800 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars.
  Easy in cultivation.
  S. Africa, Botswana.
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 174087
 
Record n°174087
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