Euphorbia monteiri Hook. f.
subsp. monteiri

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Synonyms: Euphorbia monteiroi sensu auct.
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Status: Native
Notes: There is confusion over the spelling of the specific name with monteiroi being used by some authorities and monteiri by others. Leach (1979) defends the use of monteiri and we have followed his recommendation on this website.
Derivation of specific name: monteiri: named for Joachim Monteiro
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Worldwide distribution: Namibia, Angola, Botswana and Zimbabwe
Botswana distribution: N,SW
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Carter, S. & Leach, L.C. (2001). Euphorbiaceae: subfamily Euphorbioideae: tribe Euphorbieae Flora Zambesiaca 9(5) Page 384.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 179. As Euphorbia monteiroi

Leach, L.C. (1979). The correct spelling of Euphorbia monteiri Hook.f. and the operation of Art. 73.10, I.C.B.N. 1978 Taxon 28, 5/6 Pages 602 - 604.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 41.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 57.

Other sources of information about Euphorbia monteiri subsp. monteiri:

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Flora of Caprivi: Euphorbia monteiri subsp. monteiri
Flora of Zimbabwe: Euphorbia monteiri subsp. monteiri

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Euphorbia monteiri
African Plant Database: Euphorbia monteiri
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Euphorbia monteiri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euphorbia monteiri
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Euphorbia monteiri
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iNaturalist: Euphorbia monteiri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euphorbia monteiri
JSTOR Plant Science: Euphorbia monteiri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Euphorbia monteiri
Plants of the World Online: Euphorbia monteiri
Tropicos: Euphorbia monteiri
Wikipedia: Euphorbia monteiri

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Euphorbia monteiri subsp. monteiri., retrieved 8 June 2023

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