Euphorbia polycnemoides Hochst. ex Boiss.

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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Sudan and Ethiopia
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 352.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 164. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Flora of Malawi: Euphorbia polycnemoides

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia polycnemoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia polycnemoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia polycnemoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euphorbia polycnemoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia polycnemoides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia polycnemoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Tropicos: Euphorbia polycnemoides
Wikipedia: Euphorbia polycnemoides

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Euphorbia polycnemoides., retrieved 19 October 2021

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