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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is S. Ethiopia to Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

Euphorbia cuneata subsp. spinescens (Pax) S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [9549], Somalia Euphorbia spinescens 4129.000
Jan 22, 1991 Ruffo, C.K. [2522], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238006
Jan 22, 1991 Ruffo, C.K. [2523], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238007
Jan 6, 1984 Fischer [524], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237997 holotype
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [6467], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238012
Oct 27, 1965 Bally, P.R.O. [B5763], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238010
Oct 27, 1965 Gillman, H. [748], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238013
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [4347], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237990
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [2062], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238001
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [6467], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238011
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [2062], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238002
Oct 27, 1965 Bally, P.R.O. [B4102], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237988
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [6584], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238003
Oct 27, 1965 Greenway, P.J. [4060], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238015
Oct 27, 1965 Hornby, H.E. [HM26], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237992
Oct 27, 1965 Bally, P.R.O. [5763], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238009
Bally, P.R.O. [B7891], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238016
Glover, P.E. [3444], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237985
Bally, P.R.O. [B3834], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237984
Procter, J.E.A. [3164], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238014
Greenway, P.J. [10947], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237998
Greenway, P.J. [9673], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237989
Luke, P.A. [4009], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238150
Bidgood, S.C. [1020], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238005
illegible [308], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237995
Bally, P.R.O. [B13444], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237986
Richards, H.M. [24952], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237991
Robertson, S.A. [1779], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237987
Volkens, G. [1781], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238000 Unknown type material
Pocs, T. [88049], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238004
Richards, H.M. [25549], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237994
Bally, P.R.O. [16398], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000238008
Thompson [277], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237993
Richards, H.M. [24353], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237999
Peterson, D. [75], Tanzania Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237996
Verdcourt, B. [2381], Kenya Euphorbia cuneata var. spinescens K000237983

First published in Kew Bull. 35: 429 (1980)

Accepted by

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

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/
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