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Euphorbia cussonioides P.R.O. Bally
Protologue : Bothalia vii. 29 (1958)
Informations sur le genre : Euphorbia
Statut pour TA : accepté (présent)
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Tree to 25 m, with a simple trunk to 12 m height and ± 80 cm Ø; primary branches spreading-ascending, sparsely rebranched, with clusters of fleshy branchlets at the apices forming a loose crown;
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Ecologie : Steep rocky slopes in dry evergreen forest in which its lofty crown merges over the closed canopy; with Brachylaena hutchinsii, Croton macrostachys, C. megalocarpus, Calodendrum capense, Cussonia holstii, Olea chrysophylla, Warburgia ugandensis, etc...
  Seldom encountered in cultivation and little is known of this species in this situation.
  One of the tallest and most imposing of the tree Euphorbias; its general appearance is not unlike that of Cussonia holstii. - Near E. obovalifolia. Discovered in 1939; described in 1958; the last remaining tree at the type locality of Ngong Boma was
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