Euphorbia depauperata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
var. tsetserrensis S. Carter

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Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
On the western buttress, Tsetsera plateau

Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
On the western buttress, Tsetsera plateau

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, producing numerous annual stems, up to 60 cm high. Leaves more or less broadly obovate, up to 8 cm long, rounded at the apex. Fruit shallowly 3-lobed, densely verrucose.
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Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: (metres) 1500 - 2200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Confined to the Tsetserra and Himalaya Mts in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Images last updated: Tuesday 4 August 2015
Literature:

Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 374 - 375.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia depauperata
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West African Plants database: Euphorbia depauperata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135900, retrieved 25 July 2016

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