Euphorbia spinea

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Euphorbia spinea
Euphorbia spinea


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. Chamaesyce
Sectio: E. sect. Articulofruticosae
Species: Euphorbia spinea


Euphorbia spinea N.E.Br. in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5(2): 272 (1915).


  • Homotypic
    • Tirucalia spinea (N.E.Br.) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 93 (1996).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • SW. Namibia to W. Cape Prov.

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


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