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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

Euphorbia patula Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lamarck [s.n.], South Africa K000253271 isotype

First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 11 (1768)

Accepted by

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2012). Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia Bothalia 42: 217-245.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2018). New taxa in Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) in Southern Africa Haseltonia. Yearbook of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America 25: 30-56.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Lawrant, P. & van Veldhuisen, R. (2014). Some dubious interpretations of Euphorbia patula Mill. Euphorbia World 10: 12-15. [Cited as Unplaced.]

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