Euphorbia platycephala

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Euphorbia platycephala
Euphorbia platycephala


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. Platycephalae
Species: Euphorbia platycephala



Euphorbia platycephala Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 122 (1894).


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia uhehensis Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 420 (1900).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Tanzania to Zimbabwe

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



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