Euphorbia fortissima L.C. Leach

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 402 - 403.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 253.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 164.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 138.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 41.

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Flora of Zambia: Euphorbia fortissima

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia fortissima
African Plant Database: Euphorbia fortissima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia fortissima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia fortissima
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euphorbia fortissima
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JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia fortissima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia fortissima
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia fortissima
Tropicos: Euphorbia fortissima
Wikipedia: Euphorbia fortissima

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euphorbia fortissima., retrieved 27 May 2024

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