Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.

First published in Syst. Nat., ed. 13[bis].: 759 (1791)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Sudan to Somalia. It is a succulent tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by S. Carter [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K001044593 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K001044594 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K001044591 Holotype Yes
Jan 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] K001044592 Type Yes
Apr 1, 1984 Schweinfurth, G. [1351] Eritrea K000252878 Type Yes
Apr 1, 1984 Schweinfurth, G. [1351] Eritrea K000252877 Type Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [10426] Ethiopia K:SPC-33295.000 No
Schimper [793] Ethiopia K000252881 Type Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [7106] Eritrea K:SPC-02019.000 No
Horn, Z. Eritrea K:SPC-18937.000 No
Andrews, F.W. Sudan K:SPC-15735.000 No
Schimper [934] Ethiopia K000252879 Type Yes
Stowes, W. [B. 7104] Eritrea K:SPC-22006.000 No
Andrews, F.W. Sudan K:SPC-22005.000 No
Stowes, W. [Bally 7104] Eritrea K:SPC-29047.221 No
Schweinfurth [s.n.] Eritrea K000252876 Type Yes
Schimper [934] Ethiopia K000252880 Type Yes
Dawkins, H.C. [D775] Uganda Euphorbia obovalifolia K:SPC-04120.000 No
Scott, H. Ethiopia Euphorbia obovalifolia K:SPC-22009.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [E. 252] Ethiopia Euphorbia obovalifolia K:SPC-02089.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [E253] Ethiopia Euphorbia obovalifolia K:SPC-04118.000 No
Friis, I.; Hounde, A.; Jakobson, K. [160] Ethiopia Euphorbia obovalifolia K:SPC-34184.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images