Euphorbia persistentifolia L.C. Leach

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: This species occurs mainly along the Zambezi Valley and its Escarpments from below the Victoria Falls to the Mavuradonha Mts
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 410.

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 173.

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Flora of Zambia: Euphorbia persistentifolia

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

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 persistentifolia., retrieved 12 June 2024

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