Euphorbia goetzei Pax

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Euphorbia goetzei

Picture: Ton Rulkens
South of Murrebue, Mecufi district, Cabo Delgado province.

Euphorbia goetzei

Picture: Ton Rulkens
South of Murrebue, Mecufi district, Cabo Delgado province.

Euphorbia goetzei

Picture: Ton Rulkens
South of Murrebue, Mecufi district, Cabo Delgado province.

Euphorbia goetzei

Picture: Ton Rulkens
South of Murrebue, Mecufi district, Cabo Delgado province.

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Frequency: Local.
Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Tanzania
Notes: In Zambia only known from Mbala District.
Derivation of specific name: goetzei: after Walter Goetze (1872-1899), German naturalist, explorer, photographer and collector of botanical and zoological specimens in Tanzania.
Habitat: In thickets, often near lakes or rivers. Also amongst rocks.
Altitude range: Up to 1370 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Ethiopia,Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 22 October 2016
Literature:

Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 377.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 87.

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Flora of Malawi: Euphorbia goetzei
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia goetzei
African Plant Database: Euphorbia goetzei
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Euphorbia goetzei
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia goetzei
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euphorbia goetzei
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia goetzei
Ispot Southern Africa: Euphorbia goetzei
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia goetzei
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euphorbia goetzei
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia goetzei
The Plant List (version 1.1): Euphorbia goetzei
Tropicos: Euphorbia goetzei


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Euphorbia goetzei.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=125700, retrieved 24 November 2017

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