Euphorbia mossambicensis (Klotzsch & Garcke) Boiss.

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Zambia records: View all records (7)

Records of this taxon from Zambia are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
82254005 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2467
G McPherson
MO

In Miombo-Terminalia woodland and adjacent dambo areas. Disturbed by cattle grazing and charcoal production. Vertisol soils. Namwala District; Ila National Forest. 11.0 km west of Namwala along motorable dirt track. 0Zambia SS950Herb; prostrate. Plant with milky sap. Leaves pale below. Flowers pink to white. Young fruits green.0
82253028 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2426
G McPherson
MO

In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990Zambia SS550Herb, prostrate. Plant with milky sap sticky. Leaves whitish below. Flowers white. Stems red. In sandy depressions.0
82250020 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3867
G McPherson
MO

Degraded Baikiaea forest.Livingstone District; ca. 26.9 km W of intersection of Lusaka Road and Livingstone-Sesheke Road in Livingstone, in Katombora L.F. #30, degraded Baikiaea forest. Collections ca. 2 km. from roadside on south side of road. 0Zambia1725D3 SS840Occasional, in open sandy places; scandent; stems red, leaves light green; processes white turning to pink, latex white; copious.-17.78361125.5552785
82255019 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba
880
G McPherson
MO

In undifferentiated mopane woodlandLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni. 2.2 km eastward along road to Songwe village, from road junction with Victoria Falls Road. 0Zambia1725D4 SS960Herb rare on rocky fringes. Stems green with red colorations, exuding milky latex when cut. Leaves smooth. Flowers pink to cream.-17.91666725.8666675
82252018 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2328
G McPherson
MO

On the escarpment and down valley to the Zambezi River. Mopane-Terminalia woodland with lithosol-cambisol soils. Livingstone District; Trust Land directly east of Mosi Oa Tunya National Park. Below Victoria Falls, along Sonqwe Gorge, 9.2 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road.106,1200Zambia SS850Herb; prostrate on ground. Plant with white latex. Leaves pale grey-green. Flowers white with magenta, showy.0
82251020 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika
409
G McPherson
B Luwiika
MO

Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4 BW1140Sprawling on the ground; stems tinted reddish brown; leaves smooth dark green; flowers red; produces white latex.-15.38333322.8666675

Total records found: 6



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Euphorbia mossambicensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=136200, retrieved 8 August 2022

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