Euphorbia dregeana

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Euphorbia dregeana
Euphorbia dregeana


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
Subgenus: E. subg. Athymalus
Sectio: E. sect. Anthacanthae
Subsectio: E. subsect. Pseudeuphorbium
Species: Euphorbia dregeana


Euphorbia dregeana E.Mey. ex Boiss., 1862


  • Homotypic
    • Tirucalia dregeana (E.Mey. ex Boiss.) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 89 (1996).
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia elastica Marloth, Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 2: 37 (1912), nom. illeg.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces; Namibia

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Eggli, U., ed. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons. (Ill Hdb Succ Pl Dic)
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. (L Euphorb)


Vernacular names[edit]

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