Euphorbia lignosa

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Euphorbia lignosa


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 lignosa


Euphorbia lignosa Marloth, Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 1: 316 (1910).


  • Homotypic
    • Tirucalia lignosa (Marloth) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 91 (1996).
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia engleriana Dinter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 263 (1921).
    • Euphorbia curocana L.C.Leach, Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot. 2: 111 (1975).
    • Tirucalia curocana (L.C.Leach) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 89 (1996).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Angola to Namibia

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


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