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Published In: Systema Vegetabilium 4: 411. 1819. (Syst. Veg. (ed. 15 bis)) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2018)
Acceptance : Accepted
Species profile     (Last Modified On 11/25/2019)
Typical Adult Height Range (m): 2-4
Exceptional Height (m) [Note: often only attained in more mesic conditions]: 6
Life Form: Tree Succulent
Elevation Range (meters above sea level): 0-199, 200-399, 400-799, 800-1199, 1200-1799, 1800-2999
Habitat(s): Plains/Valleys, Hills/Plateaus
Substrate(s): Sandy, Gravelly, Rocky
Global Regions of Occurrence: North Africa, West Africa, North-east Africa, West Asia
- Geographic Range: Senegal to Sudan, Somalia and from Egypt to Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Single-country Endemic: No
IUCN Redlist Category: LC (Least Concern)
Succulence: Bottle Trunk, Succulent Leaves
Leaf Duration: Deciduous
Propagation Technique(s): Cuttings
Management practice(s): Coppicing
Uses: Fuel, Forage/Fodder, Medicinal, Chemicals, Live Fences, Ornamental



Specimens whose coordinates are enclosed in square brackets [ ] have been mapped to a standard reference mark based on political units.
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