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Monadenium orobanchoides P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Candollea 17: 30 (1959)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia orobanchoides (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monadenium orobanchoides P.R.O. Bally var. orobanchoides
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia orobanchoides (P.R.O. Bally) Bruyns
Taxon infra-specific
Monadenium orobanchoides P.R.O. Bally var. orobanchoides
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Hysteranthous geophyte, with a fleshy tuberous root to ± 5 cm Ø producing 1-4 subterranean stems 2-4 cm long; annual stems 2-6 cm tall;
Ecology : Grassland, wooded grassland, often amongst rocks; appearing after burning; 1020-2400 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.: - var. orobanchoides (syn.: M. chevalieri N. E. Br. var. chevalieri sensu Bally, Genus Monad.: 32, 1961 quoad specim. Richards 3480; M. chevalieri var. spathulatum Bally; M. nervosum Bally, l.c.: 23 quoad specim. Milne-Redhe
  Near M. chevalieri.
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