Euphorbia knuthii Pax
subsp. johnsonii (N.E. Br.) L.C. Leach

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 415 - 416.

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.

Leach, L.C. (1963). Euphorbia johnsonii, its rediscovery and an amplified decription Kirkia 3 Pages 34 - 37. as Euphorbia johnsonii (Includes a picture).

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Euphorbia knuthii subsp. johnsonii., retrieved 4 March 2024

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