African Plant Database

Euphorbia cooperi N.E. Br. ex A. Berger
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
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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Record n°174087
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