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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Sudan to Eritrea, Arabian Peninsula.

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen

Euphorbia cactus Ehrenb. ex Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Collenette, I.S. [3208], Saudi Arabia 29047.524
Hepper, F.N. [5664], Yemen 35722.000
Lavranos [Bally 14056], Yemen 44033.000
Collenette [1936], Saudi Arabia 45084.000
Collenette [1936], Saudi Arabia 45085.000
Collenette, I.S. [5112], Saudi Arabia 48186.000
Collenette, I.S. [5130], Saudi Arabia 48188.000
Collenette, I.S. [5419], Saudi Arabia 48192.000
Collenette, I.S. [5628], Saudi Arabia 49723.000
Collenette, I.S. [6341], Saudi Arabia 51633.000
Carter [1903], Sudan 52790.000
Collenette, I.S. [7174], Saudi Arabia 54393.000
Collenette, J.S. [8814], Oman 62096.000
Collenette, J.S. [8458], Oman 62860.000
Collenette, J.S. [8489], Saudi Arabia 62861.000

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 82 (1862)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rahman, M.A. & al. (2002). Notes on succulent plant species of Saudi Arabia Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(1): 25-40.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0