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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to Arabian Peninsula, Transcaucasus (Gruziya).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A prostrate herb, stems up to 1 ft. long
Ecology
On river banks and other sandy places.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Lebanon-Syria, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Yemen

Euphorbia forskaolii J.Gay appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2016 Hooker, J.D. [105], Cape Verde K001134043
Apr 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1775], Cameroon K000026640
Mar 2, 1983 Lobin, W. [2251], Cape Verde K001105306
Oct 23, 1982 Lobin, W. [2391], Cape Verde K001105620
Boissier, E. [s.n.], Egypt K000252711
Ascherson, P. [2190], Libya K000252712
Bromfield, Dr. [s.n.], Egypt K000252713
Boissier, E. [s.n.], Egypt K000252714
Aucher-Eloy [2033], Egypt K000252716
Kotschy [155], Sudan K000252792
Schimper [618], Ethiopia K000252793
Kralik, L. [s.n.], Sudan K000252794
Moseley [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134050
Lobin, W. [732], Cape Verde K001105623
s.c. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134039
Vogel [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134044
Lankaster, C.H. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001105308
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134041
Lobin, W. [2575], Cape Verde K001105621
Lobin, W. [430], Cape Verde K001105625
Bolle, C. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134049
Lowe, R.T. [9], Cape Verde K001134042
Lobin, W. [157(117)], Cape Verde K001105624
Lobin, W. [2617a], Cape Verde K001105307
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134040
Egypt K000252715
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.], Cape Verde K001134053
Vogel [17], Cape Verde K001134045
Vogel [57], Cape Verde K001134054
Vogel [19], Cape Verde K001134055
Lobin, W. [430(88)], Cape Verde K001105619
Lobin, W. [582], Cape Verde K001105622
Feb 28, 1962 Davey, J.T. [142], Mali Euphorbia aegyptiaca K000385810
Hagerup, O. [170], Mali Euphorbia aegyptiaca K000385811
Davey, J.T. [46], Mali Euphorbia aegyptiaca K000385812

First published in P.B.Webb & S.Berthelot, Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 3(2; 3): 240 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • 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.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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.
  • Lebrun, J.-P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes de la Mauritanie et du Sahara Occidental Boissiera 55: 1-322.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

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.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

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