Euphorbia nyassae

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Euphorbia nyassae


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
Species: Euphorbia nyassae



Euphorbia nyassae Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 375 (1904).


  • Basionym
    • Euphorbia tetracantha Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 341 (1901), nom. illeg.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Malawi; Tanzania; Zambia

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



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