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

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Namibia

Euphorbia hamata (Haw.) Sweet appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drege [2951], South Africa K000253268
Kling [156], South Africa K000253269

First published in Hort. Suburb. Lond.: 107 (1818)

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.
  • Wagner, G.F. (2007 publ. 2008). In habitat Euphorbia World 3(3): 14-17.

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