Euphorbia gossypina Pax
subsp. mangulensis S. Carter

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Common names:
Status: Native
Spineless succulent scrambling shrub.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Growing among other shrubs or pendent on "chert" cliffs in deciduous scrubland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1150 - 1200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe: restricted to the Makonde District near Mhangura in northern Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N
Growth form(s): Climber, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 392 - 393.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 173.

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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia gossypina
African Plant Database: Euphorbia gossypina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia gossypina
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia gossypina
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia gossypina
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Wikipedia: Euphorbia gossypina

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 gossypina subsp. mangulensis., retrieved 5 March 2024

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