Euphorbia contorta L.C. Leach

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
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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) Page 420.

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. (1964). Euphorbia species from the Flora Zambesiaca area: 2 Kirkia 4 Pages 17 - 18. Protologue

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia contorta
African Plant Database: Euphorbia contorta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia contorta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia contorta
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JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia contorta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia contorta
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia contorta
Tropicos: Euphorbia contorta
Wikipedia: Euphorbia contorta

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 contorta., retrieved 20 February 2024

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