Euphorbia aggregata

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia aggregata A.Berger
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
National Status
Status and Criteria
Data Deficient - Taxonomically Problematic
Assessment Date
2015/10/07
Assessor(s)
L. von Staden
Justification
No preserved material of this species has been found and it is difficult to distinguish from Euphorbia ferox and E. pulvinata (Bruyns 2012). It may not warrant recognition as a separate taxon.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Free State
Range
Great Karoo between Prince Albert, Fauresmith and Somerset East.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo
Description
Rocky hills.
Population
Population trend
Unknown
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia aggregata A.Berger var. aggregata Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Bibliography

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.


White, A., Dyer, R.A. and Sloane, B.L. 1941. The succulent Euphorbieae (Southern Africa) Volume II. Abbey Garden Press, Pasadena.


Citation
von Staden, L. 2015. Euphorbia aggregata A.Berger. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/07/24

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