Euphorbia peplus L.

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Euphorbia peplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Status: Introduced
Description:
Tender glabrous annual herb up to 30 cm
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Syntypes from Europe
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Europe and E Asia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb
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Literature:

Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 367 - 368.

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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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Euphorbia peplus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136230, retrieved 7 August 2020

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