Euphorbia major

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Euphorbia major
Euphorbia major


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. Euphorbia
Sectio: E. sect. Monadenium
Species: Euphorbia major


Euphorbia major (Pax) Bruyns, Euphorbia World 3: 5 (2007).


  • Basionym
    • Lortia major Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 289 (1903).
  • Homotypic
    • Monadenium majus (Pax) N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 457 (1911).
  • Heterotypic
    • Lortia erubescens Rendle, J. Bot. 36: 30 (1898).
    • Monadenium erubescens (Rendle) N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 457 (1911).
    • Monadenium majus f. bloribunda P.R.O.Bally, Candollea 17: 36 (1959).
    • Euphorbia neoerubescens Bruyns, Taxon 55: 413 (2006).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Ethiopia to Somalia

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


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