Euphorbia platycephala Pax

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,E,Lk,S
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Pages 380 - 382. (Includes a picture).

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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Flora of Malawi: Euphorbia platycephala
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia platycephala
African Plant Database: Euphorbia platycephala
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia platycephala
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia platycephala
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia platycephala
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia platycephala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia platycephala
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Wikipedia: Euphorbia platycephala

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 platycephala., retrieved 21 October 2020

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