Euphorbia trichadenia

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Euphorbia trichadenia


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. Dactylanthes
Species: Euphorbia trichadenia



Euphorbia trichadenia Pax, 1894


  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia benguelensis Pax, Bull. Herb. Boissier 6: 741 (1898).
    • Euphorbia subfalcata Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 948 (1900).
    • Euphorbia gossweileri Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 88 (1909).
    • Euphorbia trichadenia var. gibbsiae N.E.Br. in D.Oliver, Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 524 (1911).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Angola; Botswana; KwaZulu-Natal; Northern Provinces; Zimbabwe

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



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