Euphorbia depauperata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
var. tsetserrensis S. Carter

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Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
On the western buttress, Tsetsera plateau

Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
On the western buttress, Tsetsera plateau

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Status: Native
Perennial herb, producing numerous annual stems, up to 60 cm high. Leaves more or less broadly obovate, up to 8 cm long, rounded at the apex. Fruit shallowly 3-lobed, densely verrucose.
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Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 1500 - 2200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Confined to the Tsetserra and Himalaya Mts in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 4 August 2015

Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 374 - 375.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 26.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 138.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 41.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia depauperata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia depauperata
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia depauperata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Euphorbia depauperata
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Wikipedia: Euphorbia depauperata

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Euphorbia depauperata var. tsetserrensis., retrieved 15 August 2020

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