Euphorbia speciosa L.C. Leach

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Kasama
Notes: Red data status: VU D2
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 424.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia speciosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia speciosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia speciosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euphorbia speciosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia speciosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euphorbia speciosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Euphorbia speciosa
iNaturalist: Euphorbia speciosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia speciosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia speciosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia speciosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia speciosa
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia speciosa
Tropicos: Euphorbia speciosa
Wikipedia: Euphorbia speciosa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Euphorbia speciosa., retrieved 29 January 2023

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