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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Socotra (Abd al Kuri), Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Compact shrub 1 m high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves obovate, 1.5–2.5 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule glabrous or occasionally sparsely and minutely pubescent.
Distribution
N2, 3; Red Sea Hills of Sudan; Arabian Peninsula
Ecology
Altitude range 900–1550 m.
Vernacular
Aincher, angir, engir (Somali)
Note
Subsp. balsamifera occurs in West Africa and the Canary Is.

Native to:

Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Euphorbia adenensis Deflers appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Yemen Euphorbia balsamifera subsp. adenensis 42307.000 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 34: 67 (1887)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Euphorbia balsamifera subsp. adenensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0