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This species is accepted, and its native range is Senegal to Chad.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A shrub or tree with candelabriform branching, to 25 ft. high or more, normally with a distinct trunk
Note
Often planted in towns and villages.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Euphorbia kamerunica Pax appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Keay, R.J. [28323], Cameroon 16744.000
Meikle, R.D. [1314], Nigeria 2075.000
Ntima [FHI 41771], Nigeria 2619.000
Hepper, F.N. [1084], Nigeria 6422.000
[Barter} [1012] K000252781

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 75 (1904)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 177.
  • Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 13: 565
  • Croizat in Kew Bull. 1938: 53–56
  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 586

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.

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