Euphorbia candelabrum

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Euphorbia candelabrum


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Euphorbioideae
Tribus: Euphorbieae
Subtribus: Euphorbiinae
Genus: Euphorbia
Species: Euphorbia candelabrum


Euphorbia candelabrum Welw., Proc. Linn. Soc. London 2: 329 (1855).


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia conspicua N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 600 (1912), nom. superfl.


This name is not Accepted by: Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (as Euphorbia conspicua)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • W. Angola

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

беларуская: Кактус канделабър
Deutsch: Kandelaber-Wolfsmilch
English: Candelabra-tree
日本語: エウフォルビア・カンデラブルム
polski: Wilczomlecz kandelabrowy
русский: Молочай канделябровый
svenska: stor kaktuseuforbia
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