Euphorbia

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Contains 17 accepted taxa overall.

Family:EUPHORBIACEAE
Common Name:SPURGE
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Classification

FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE
Genus Euphorbia

Citation

Citation EUPHORBIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 450. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Euphorbia antiquorum Linnaeus Lectotypified by Millspaugh, Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 306. 1909.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Euphorbia commutata TINTED WOODLAND SPURGE; WOOD SPURGE
Euphorbia curtisii CURTIS' SPURGE
Euphorbia discoidalis SUMMER SPURGE
Euphorbia exserta COASTAL SPURGE
Euphorbia floridana GREATER FLORIDA SPURGE
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Adenopetalum Adenopetalum Klotzsch & Garcke, in Klotzsch, Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1859: 250. 1860, non Turczaninow 1858. TYPE: Adenopetalum gramineum (Jacquin) Klotzsch & Garcke 1860. (Euphorbia graminea Jacquin 1763.) Lectotypified by L. C. Wheeler, Contr. Gray Herb. 127: 48. 1939.
Adenorima Adenorima Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 112. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Adenorima punicea (Swartz) Rafinesque (Euphorbia punicea Swartz)
Agaloma Agaloma Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 116. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Agaloma corollata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Euphorbia corollata Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 95. 1840.
Aklema Aklema Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 114. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Aklema nudiflora (Jacquin) Rafinesque (Euphorbia nudiflora Jacquin)
Alectoroctonum Alectoroctonum Schlechtendal, Linnaea 19: 252. 1846. TYPE: Alectoroctonum socotanum Schlechtendal Lectotypified by L. C. Wheeler, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 30: 459. 1943.
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