Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
mauritanica
NOTES

A succulent shrub with many branches and round stems. The lanceolate leaves are sessile and deciduous.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Succulent
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The yellow flowers are borne in terminal cymes with a subsessile male surrounded by 5-7 bisexual cyathia
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Yellow milk bush
Geelmelkbos
Beesmelkbos
Pencil milk bush
Habitat
NOTES: Grows mainly on the rocky north-facing Geelhout slopes
HABITAT NAME: Veld
NOTES: Sometimes found in warm open spots in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
May
June
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Euphorbia melanosticta
Euphorbia paxiana
Euphorbia sarcostemmatoides
Tithymalus brachypus
Tithymalus mauritanicus
Tithymalus zeyheri



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