Euphorbia lateriflora

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Euphorbia lateriflora


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. Esula
Sectio: E. sect. Aphyllis
Subsectio: E. subsect. Africanae
Species: Euphorbia lateriflora


Euphorbia lateriflora Schumach. & Thonn., Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 252 (1827).


  • Homotypic
    • Tirucalia lateriflora (Schumach.) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 91 (1996).
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia togoensis Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 224 (1909).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Benin; Cameroon; Central African Repu; Ghana; Guinea; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo

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


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