African Plant Database

Monadenium heteropodum (Pax) N.E. Br.
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Basionym : Euphorbia heteropoda Pax
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia heteropoda Pax (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2007).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monadenium heteropodum (Pax) N.E. Br. var. heteropodum
 Euphorbia heteropoda Pax (1905)
 Euphorbia heteropoda Pax var. heteropoda
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monadenium guentheri var. mammillare P.R.O. Bally
Taxon infra-specific
Monadenium heteropodum (Pax) N.E. Br. var. heteropodum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb, with a thick fleshy rootstock; stems numerous, branching from the base, erect or decumbent to ± 50 cm long, 2-4,5 cm thick, tessellated, with prominent conical tubercles to 1,5 x 1,3 mm at the base and to 7 mm high,
Ecology : Amongst grass on lightly wooded rocky slopes; steep rocky slopes with open scrub; 850-1300 m alt.
  Naturalized in India (J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 87: 168, 1990).
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Of easy culture but not commonly encountered in collections.
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Record n°174126
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