Euphorbia scheffleri

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Euphorbia scheffleri


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. Somalica
Species: Euphorbia scheffleri



Euphorbia scheffleri Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 88 (1909).


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia monocephala Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 223 (1909).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia; Tanzania

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



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