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

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Euphorbia rhombifolia Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 5, 2017 Drege [2948], South Africa K000253242 lectotype
May 5, 2017 Zeyher, C.L.P. [863], Eastern Cape Province K000913058
May 5, 2017 Zeyher, C.L.P. [863], Eastern Cape Province K000913059
May 1, 2017 Zeyher [863], South Africa K000253248
May 1, 2017 Prior, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000253250
May 1, 2017 Cooper, T. [318], South Africa K000253249 lectotype
Jan 1, 2012 Drege, J.F. [8217], Cape Provinces K000913043
Jan 1, 2012 Drege, J.F. [8217], Cape Provinces K000913041 syntype
Drege, J.F. [8218], South Africa K000913042
Sutherland [s.n.], South Africa K000253251 syntype
May 1, 2017 Tyson, W. [167], Western Cape Province Euphorbia caterviflora K000252590 Unknown type material
May 1, 2017 Zeyher [1099], South Africa Euphorbia caterviflora K000253252 isolectotype
Aug 5, 2005 Drège, J.F. [8218], Western Cape Province Euphorbia caterviflora K000252591 lectotype
May 5, 2017 Galpin, E.E. [7584], Namibia Euphorbia chersina K000252593 lectotype
May 5, 2017 R.Marloth [4638], Namibia Euphorbia chersina K000252592 syntype
May 5, 2017 Moss, C.E. [11604], Namibia Euphorbia chersina K000252594
Jan 22, 2002 Eyles, Fred. [5065], Zimbabwe Euphorbia chersina K000071130 holotype
Jan 22, 2002 Eyles, Fred. [5065], Zimbabwe Euphorbia chersina K000071129 holotype
May 1, 2017 Drege? [s.n.], South Africa Euphorbia perpera K000252607 holotype
May 1, 2017 Drege [s.n.], South Africa Euphorbia perpera K000252608 holotype
Jan 1, 1988 Bayer, M.B. [4875] Euphorbia bayeri K001070508 Unknown type material
May 1, 2017 Marloth, R. [4878], South Africa Euphorbia mundii K000252604 syntype
May 1, 2017 Bolus, H.M.L. [11634], Western Cape Province Euphorbia mundii K000252605
Feb 12, 2005 Mund [s.n.], Western Cape Province Euphorbia mundii K000252606 Unknown type material
Marloth, R. [2805], Western Cape Province Euphorbia mundii K000252603 lectotype
May 5, 2017 Schlechter, F.R.R. [11047], Western Cape Province Euphorbia rudolfii K000252611 isolectotype
Schlechter, F.R.R. [11047], Western Cape Province Euphorbia rudolfii K000252612 lectotype
Pearson, H.H.W. [5533], Western Cape Province Euphorbia rudolfii K000252613 syntype
May 5, 2017 Zeyher, C.L.P. [1534], South Africa Euphorbia amarifontana K000252589 lectotype
Zeyher, C.L.P. [1534], South Africa Euphorbia amarifontana K000252588 isolectotype

First published in Cent. Euphorb.: 19 (1860)

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.
  • Yang, Y., Riina, R., Morawetz, J.J., Haevermans, T., Aubriot, X. & Berry, P.E. (2012). Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae) Taxon 61: 764-789.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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