African Plant Database

Euphorbia matabelensis Pax
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia currorii N.E. Br.
=Euphorbia inelegans N.E. Br. (1913)
=Euphorbia jaegeriana Pax (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody shrub or tree to 3(-5) m tall; branching trichotomous, with branchlets spine-tipped; leaves alternate or more usually fasciculate, oblanceolate to 6x1,7 cm. Deciduous.
Ecology : Dry sandy soils and rocky slopes with fairly open mixed deciduous bushland; 450-1900 m alt.
  Botswana, Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 1 - 3 m. Alt: 380 - 915 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 72 (1949).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 74 (1997).
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Record n°105818
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