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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia, Eritrea, Socotra, Arabian Peninsula.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Yemen

Euphorbia schimperi C.Presl appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Yemen 15796.000
Smith, A.R. [350], Yemen 30681.000
Hepper, F.N. [6205], Yemen 35732.000
Lavranos [1797], Yemen 3774.000
Trott, A.C. [1252], Saudi Arabia 4127.000
Yemen 42957.000
Wood, J.R.I. [2591], Yemen 44500.000
Collenette, I.S. [403], Saudi Arabia 49466.000
Collenette, I.S. [6262], Saudi Arabia 51402.000
Collenette, I.S. [5887], Saudi Arabia 50942.000
Collenette, I.S. [6263], Saudi Arabia 51189.000
Collenette, I.S. [6643], Saudi Arabia 51777.000
Schimper, W.P. [878], Saudi Arabia K000253604 Unknown type material
Schimper, W.P. [878], Saudi Arabia K000253605 Unknown type material
Balfour, I.B. [639], Socotra Euphorbia oblanceolata K000252950

First published in Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 3: 539 (1845)

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.
  • Rahman, M.A. & al. (2002). Notes on succulent plant species of Saudi Arabia Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(1): 25-40.

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