African Plant Database

Monadenium simplex Pax
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier 6: 743 (1898)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia pseudosimplex Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monadenium simplex Pax var. simplex
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia pseudosimplex Bruyns
Taxon infra-specific
Monadenium simplex Pax var. simplex
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf, hysteranthous geophyte; root tuberous, napoid, ±3 long, 2,5 cm Ø; vegetative stage and leaves unknown; stem of flowering growth reduced to a subterranean axis few mm long, with few, scale-like, lanceolate, acute, membraneous leaves, 3,5x1,5 mm.
Ecology : Sandy plains; wooded savanna dominated by Isoberlinia angolensis.
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