Euphorbia marrupana Bruyns

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Common names:
Frequency: locally frequent
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: marrupana: of Marrupa in Niassa northern Mozambique, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: On granite domes in shallow soils in dense mats of Coleochloa.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bruyns, P.V. (2006). Three New Species of Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) from South Tropical Africa Novon A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 16(4) Pages 456 - 457. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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

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 marrupana., retrieved 27 February 2024

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