African Plant Database

Euphorbia arguta Banks & Sol.
Protologue : Aleppo, ed. II. 2: 253 (1794)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia calendulifolia Delile (1813)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 20-60 cm tall with erect, simple or branched stems from the base, striate; not spiny.
Ecology : Weed of cultivation.
  E Mediterranean region: Egypt, Palestine, etc.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 214

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • SIDDIQI, M. A., A. EL-GADI, A.S. SHERIF & EL-TAIFE (1986). New plant records for Libya. Willdenowia 15: 407-411
  • Med-Checklist 3: 206 (1986).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 59 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 105975
Record n°105975
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