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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to KwaZulu-Natal.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Swaziland

Euphorbia grandicornis Blanc appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [E.4], Kenya 2045.000
Leach [11207], Mozambique 20462.005
Verdcourt, B. [806], Kenya 2050.000
Bally, P.R.O. [9352], Somalia 2051.000
Dawkins, H.C. [663], Uganda 2053.000
Verdcourt, B. [2106], Kenya 5201.000
South Africa K000253378
South Africa K000253379
Stone, B. [s.n.], South Africa K000379544 Unknown type material

First published in Hints Cacti, ed. 2: 68 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Binojkumar, M.S. & Balakrishnan, N.P. (2010). The genus Euphorbia L. (Euphorbiaceae) in India. A taxonomic revision: 1-430. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2012). Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia Bothalia 42: 217-245.
  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • 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
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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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0