African Plant Database

Euphorbia agowensis Hochst. ex Boiss.
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia agowensis Hochst. ex Boiss. var. agowensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia effusa Ehrenb. ex Boiss.
=Euphorbia wightiana Hook. f. (1887), non Boiss. (1860)
=Chamaesyce wigthiana V. S. Raju & P. N. Rao
Taxon infra-specific
Euphorbia agowensis Hochst. ex Boiss. var. agowensis
Euphorbia agowensis var. pseudoholstii (Pax) P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter (1984)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial herb 10-100 cm tall with a woody base.
Ecology : In grass, usually in the shade of bushes in small thickets; open wood; cultivated land; open gravelly plains; woodland, usually with Acacia; 70-1650 m alt.
  Yemen, Saudi Arabia (M. A. Rahman & al., Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 9/1: 37, 2002); India. - Disjunct area in Angola.
  Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 174038
Record n°174038
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