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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, Lesotho, Northern Provinces

Euphorbia clavarioides Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2017 Dieterlin, A. (Marloth ) [415 (4671)], Lesotho K000253280 holotype
South Africa K000253284
Leendertz, R. [670], South Africa K000253282 Unknown type material
Wilms, F. [1339], South Africa K001040401 isotype
Burtt Davy, J. [1953], South Africa K000253281 Unknown type material
Drege [8200], South Africa K000253287
Kolbe, F.C. [s.n.], South Africa K001040400 isotype
Leendertz, R. [1873], South Africa K000253283

First published in Cent. Euphorb.: 25 (1860)

Accepted by

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2012). Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia Bothalia 42: 217-245.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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