Euphorbia multifida

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia multifida N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/10/08
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
The type material of Euphorbia multifida consists of several inflorescences, but no vegetative material, and is of unknown origin. It is suspected to be from KwaZulu-Natal, but it cannot be matched with certainty to any wild plants. The species remains poorly known and unresolved.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal
Range
Unknown.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Description
Unknown.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia multifida N.E.Br.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

Brown, N.E., Hutchinson, J. and Prain, D. 1920. Euphorbiaceae. In: W.T. Thiselton-Dyer (ed). Flora Capensis V Section II (Thymeleaceae-Ceratophylleae):216-516. L. Reeve & Co., Ltd., Ashford.


Bruyns, P.V. 2012. Nomenclature and typification of southern African species of Euphorbia. Bothalia 42(2):217-245.


Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2015. Euphorbia multifida N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/11/20

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