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Euphorbia gummifera. A. gregaria and a new species from Damaraland

L. C. Leach
Bothalia | Vol 11, No 4 | a1491 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v11i4.1491 | © 1975 L. C. Leach | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 November 1975 | Published: 13 November 1975

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L. C. Leach, National Herbarium, South Africa

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The identity of  Euphorbia gummifera Boiss. and  E. gregaria Marl, is discussed and a new species, E. damarana Leach, is described. A key to the species including  E. carunculifera Leach from southern Angola and a map showing their distribution are provided. The possible significance of these species in the phylogeny of the genus is also discussed.


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