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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
Shrub to 3 m high, with branches and stems fleshy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves to 15.5 × 7 cm, obovate, shortly petiolate, acute at the apex, minutely serrate, glabrous; midrib sharply prominent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes 2–5, axillary, pseudumbellate, on sparsely hairy peduncles 2–3 cm long, green becoming purplish, each 1–2 times dichotomously forked with a sessile cyathium (involucre) in each fork and at the tips of the ultimate branchlets; cyme branches 5–10 mm long, pubescent; bracts c. 3 × 4 mm, subquadrate, denticulate, sparsely hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Cyathia
Cyathia c. 3 × 6.5 mm, with broadly cup-shaped involucres, deeply notched on one side, sparsely pubescent towards the base; glandular rim 1 mm wide, deeply and densely furrowed; lobes c. 2.5 × 2.5 mm, subquadrate, denticulate, sparsely pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers: bracteoles c. 3 mm long, filamentous, plumose; stamens 3.5 mm long. Female flower: perianth reduced to a 3-lobed rim; styles c. 1.5 mm long, joined at the base, bifid to halfway.
sex Male
Male flowers: bracteoles c. 3 mm long, filamentous, plumose; stamens 3.5 mm long.
sex Female
Female flower: perianth reduced to a 3-lobed rim; styles c. 1.5 mm long, joined at the base, bifid to halfway.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 9 × 10 mm, obovoid, pedicel c. 2 mm long, pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds c. 3 × 2.75 mm, ovoid, minutely verrucose; caruncle minute.

Native to:

Mozambique

Euphorbia neohalipedicola Bruyns appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Leach, L.C. [11262], Mozambique Synadenium halipedicola K000253450 isotype

First published in Taxon 55: 413 (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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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