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Taxon: Euphorbia abyssinica J. F. Gmel.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16341
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2(1):759. 1791
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Abyssinian spurge  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • desert-candle  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • shajaret al sim  (Source: PROTA4U) - Arabic
  • kolkual  (Source: PROTA4U) - Eritrea
  • kulkual  (Source: PROTA4U) - Ethiopia
  • kulkwal  (Source: PROTA4U) - Ethiopia
  • qolqwal  (Source: PROTA4U) - Ethiopia
  • qulqwal  (Source: PROTA4U) - Ethiopia
  • quolquol   - Ethiopia
  • abessinische Wolfsmilch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  3. Eggli, U. Sukkulenten. 1994 (Sukkulenten)
  4. Eggli, U., ed. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons. 2002 (Ill Hdb Succ Pl Dic)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  7. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Republique de Djibouti. (L Djibouti)
  10. Parkyns, M. 1853. Life in Abyssinica 137.
  11. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Euphorbia abyssinica J. F. Gmel. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16341. Accessed 14 November 2018.