Euphorbia keithii R.A. Dyer

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique and Eswatini.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 455. (Includes a picture).

Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 408.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 84.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia keithii
African Plant Database: Euphorbia keithii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia keithii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia keithii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euphorbia keithii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia keithii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euphorbia keithii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Euphorbia keithii
iNaturalist: Euphorbia keithii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia keithii
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia keithii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia keithii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia keithii
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia keithii
Tropicos: Euphorbia keithii
Wikipedia: Euphorbia keithii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Euphorbia keithii., retrieved 2 October 2022

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