Euphorbia filiflora

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Euphorbia filiflora
Euphorbia filiflora


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. Medusea
Species: Euphorbia filiflora


Euphorbia filiflora Marloth, 1913


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia meyeri Nel, Kakteenkunde 1933: 134 (1933), nom. illeg.
    • Euphorbia nelii A.C.White, R.A.Dyer & B.Sloane, Succ. Euphorb.: 484 (1941).
    • Euphorbia versicolores G.Will., Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 67: 284 (1995).
    • Euphorbia filiflora var. nana G.Will., Bradleya 21: 49 (2003).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Namibia to W. Cape Prov.

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


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