Euphorbia trichadenia Pax
var. gibbsiae N.E. Br.

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Euphorbia trichadenia var. gibbsiae

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Msorodoni Farm, by rd to Mtoroshanga

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Perennial herb with annual stems from a large fleshy tuberous rootstock. Stems up to 12 cm high with sessile leaves. This variety differs in that it is more pubescent on the stems, cyathia and capsules.
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Altitude range: (metres) 1300 - 1525 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 382 - 383.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 17. Also as Euphorbia trichadenia trichadenia

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia trichadenia
African Plant Database: Euphorbia trichadenia
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Euphorbia trichadenia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia trichadenia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia trichadenia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euphorbia trichadenia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia trichadenia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euphorbia trichadenia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Euphorbia trichadenia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia trichadenia
Ispot Southern Africa: Euphorbia trichadenia
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia trichadenia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia trichadenia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia trichadenia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Euphorbia trichadenia
Tropicos: Euphorbia trichadenia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euphorbia trichadenia var. gibbsiae., retrieved 20 April 2019

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