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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Namibia to Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Namibia

Euphorbia muricata Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 5, 2005 Drège, J.F. [2946], Northern Cape Province K000252617 lectotype
May 5, 2005 Marloth, R. [4892], Southern Africa K000252618
Drège, J.F. [2946], Northern Cape Province K000252616 isolectotype
Thunberg, C.P. [s.n.], Western Cape Province K001044660 isotype
Jan 1, 2012 Meyer, A. [s.n.], Northern Cape Province Euphorbia aspericaulis K001044662 isotype

First published in Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 86 (1800)

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.
  • Yang, Y., Riina, R., Morawetz, J.J., Haevermans, T., Aubriot, X. & Berry, P.E. (2012). Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae) Taxon 61: 764-789.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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