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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Introduced into:

French Guiana

Euphorbia caerulescens Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2017 Drège, I.L. [s.n.], Cape Provinces K000254508 lectotype
Bowie [s.n.], Cape Provinces K000254505
E.Taylor [s.n.] K000254506
s.coll. [s.n.] Euphorbia ledienii K000254507

First published in Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 1: 276 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2012). Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia Bothalia 42: 217-245.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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