╔mile A.J. De Wildeman, 1908
Cameroon, Central African
Republic, Chad, Gabon, Za´re
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
was given this name by ╔mile Auguste Joseph De Wildeman in 1908. It is found in
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon and Za´re, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 100 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish-yellow.
The genera is named after
Euphorbos, the Greek physician of King Juba II of Numidia. The
species is named after Adolphe Sapin, 1869-1914, a French
botanist, collecting plants in central Africa.