Euphorbia cactus Ehrenb. ex Boiss.

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 82 (1862)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Sudan to Eritrea, Arabian Peninsula. It is a succulent subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Collenette, I.S. [5112] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-48186.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6341] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-51633.000 No
Collenette, J.S. [8489] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-62861.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [7174] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-54393.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [6119] Saudi Arabia K:SPC-51359.000 No
Collenette, J.S. [8458] Oman K:SPC-62860.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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