Blounoorsdoring

Taxonomy
Scientific Name
Euphorbia caerulescens Haw.
Higher Classification
Dicotyledons
Family
EUPHORBIACEAE
Synonyms
Euphorbia ledienii A.Berger, Euphorbia ledienii A.Berger var. dregei N.E.Br., Euphorbia virosa Willd. var. caerulescens (Haw.) A.Berger
Common Names
Blounoorsdoring (a), Noors (a), Noorsdoring (a), Noorsheuning (a), Noorspol (a), Soetnoorsdoring (a), Suurnoors (a), Suurnoorsdoring (a), Vaalnoors (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
2014/05/20
Assessor(s)
R.H. Archer, J.E. Victor, A.P. Dold & L. von Staden
Justification
Widespread and not in danger of extinction.
Distribution
Endemism
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Range
Calitzdorp to Klipplaat and Jansenville.
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Terrestrial
Major habitats
Nama Karoo, Succulent Karoo
Description
Stony, karroid slopes and flats.
Population
Population trend
Stable
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Euphorbia caerulescens Haw.Least Concern 2014.1
Euphorbia ledienii A.Berger var. ledienii Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Euphorbia ledienii A.Berger var. dregei N.E.Br.Data Deficient (Taxonomically Problematic) Raimondo et al. (2009)
Euphorbia caerulescens Haw.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)
Euphorbia ledienii A.Berger var. dregei N.E.Br.Rare Hilton-Taylor (1996)
Bibliography

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


Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.


Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.


Manning, J.C. and Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: The Core Cape Flora. Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.


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.


Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. 2010. Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield.


Citation
Archer, R.H., Victor, J.E., Dold, A.P. & von Staden, L. 2014. Euphorbia caerulescens Haw. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2019/02/23

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