African Plant Database

Euphorbia amicorum S. Carter
Protologue : Cact. Succ. J. (U.S.A.) 73(4): 177 (2001)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 4 m with a stout trunk to ± 40 cm Ø; bark covered in pit-scars from fallen branches in ± 7 slightly spiralled series; branches to 3 m long, spreading horizontally, with secondary branches in whorls and rebranching to form a broad flattened crown;
Ecology : Rocky hillsides, with sparse, overgrazed vegetation; 1500 m alt.
  Near E. robecchii, E. qarad. Discovered by the Swiss explorer F. Aubert de la Rüe between November 1937 and May 1938 (La Somalie française: 113 and pl. XXVIII, 1939). Seen by Lavranos in 1973; collected in 1976 by Lavranos and Newton. - There seems to
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carte afrique num 183435
Record n°183435
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