African Plant Database

Euphorbia dissitispina L.C. Leach
Protologue : Kirkia 10(2): 394 (1977)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny, much branched succulent shrub, to ± 50 cm tall; branches divaricately and intricately rebranched, slender, 5-7,5 mm thick, 4-angled with the angles usually rather obtuse and the sides slightly convex, becoming subcylindric on older parts,
Ecology : Inhabiting an otherwise bare, stony area in mixed deciduous woodland; ± 500 m alt.
  Known from the sterile type collected in 1966 but flowering and fruiting material was obtained in 1974 from plants in cultivation in 1974 at Salisbury (= Harare). Near E. malevola or a weak form of this.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 215 (1991)
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