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

[FZ]

Euphorbiaceae, S. Carter & L.C. Leach. Flora Zambesiaca 9:5. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous herb, probably geophytic with a tuberous root.
Morphology Stem
Stem unbranched, to 12.5 cm high, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, c. 6 × 1 cm, narrowly lanceolate, margins crisped; stipules glandular, c. 0.5 mm in diameter.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes axillary, 1–2-forked; peduncles and cyme branches to 1 cm long; bracts joined in a bract-cup, nodding, c. 6 × 5 mm, notched to halfway or almost to the base between acute lobes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Cyathia
Cyathia 4 × 3.5 mm, with cup-shaped involucres; glandular rim crenulate, 1.5 mm high; lobes 1 × 1.5 mm, rounded, denticulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers: bracteoles free, 1.5 mm long, laciniate; stamens c. 2.5 mm long. Female flower: styles 1.5 mm long, joined to halfway and minutely bifid at the apex.
sex Male
Male flowers: bracteoles free, 1.5 mm long, laciniate; stamens c. 2.5 mm long.
sex Female
Female flower: styles 1.5 mm long, joined to halfway and minutely bifid at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule and seeds not seen.

Native to:

Mozambique

Euphorbia crenata (N.E.Br.) Bruyns appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schlechter [12204], Mozambique Monadenium crenatum K000253490 holotype

First published in Taxon 55: 412 (2006)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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