African Plant Database

Monadenium stapelioides Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 89 (1909)
Information on the genus : Monadenium
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia neostapeliodes Bruyns (- fide Taxon 55: 413 (2006).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monadenium stapelioides Pax var. stapelioides (1909)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monadenium succulentum Schweick. (1935)
=Euphorbia neostapeliodes Bruyns
Taxon infra-specific
Monadenium stapelioides Pax var. stapelioides (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial herb with a large fleshy rootstock; stems numerous, branching mostly from the base to form a domed cushion to 60 cm Ø, erect or decumbent to 30 cm long, 1-2 cm thick,
Ecology : Amongst grass on rocky ground with open Acacia bushland; 1425-2500 m alt.
  Variable species.
  Comprises 2 vars: - var. stapelioides (syn.: M. succulentum Schweick.); - var. congestum Bally) S. Carter.
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Record n°174128
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