Euphorbia matabelensis

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Euphorbia matabelensis
Euphorbia matabelensis


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. Lyciopsis
Species: Euphorbia matabelensis



Euphorbia matabelensis Pax, Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 15: 51 (1900 publ. 1901).


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia jaegeriana Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 87 (1909).
    • Euphorbia currorii N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 545 (1911).
    • Euphorbia inelegans N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 547 (1911).
    • Euphorbia ohiva Swanepoel, S. African J. Bot. 75: 249 (2009).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Somalia to Namibia
      • Angola; Botswana; Caprivi Strip; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Somalia; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe

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



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