African Plant Database

Euphorbia hirta L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 454 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp. (1909)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens (Boiss.) N.E. Br.
=Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb - Ht 0.05 - 0.5 m. Alt: 5 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:205 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 332-347 (1967).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 282 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 214 (1986).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 49 (2000).
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