Cnidoscolus stimulosus

Species:Cnidoscolus stimulosus (Michx.)Engelm. & A.Gray
Plant Notes:In the closely related species, C. texanus, serotonin was characterized in the stinging hairs (Lookadoo & Pollard 1991) but was reportedly absent in C. stimulosus (Willis 1969).
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Cnidoscolus
Species Cnidoscolus stimulosus (Michx.)Engelm. & A.Gray - TREAD-SOFTLY; FINGER-ROT


Citation CNIDOSCOLUS STIMULOSUS (Michaux) Engelmann & A. Gray, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 234. 1845.
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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bivonea stimulosa Bivonea stimulosa (Michaux) Rafinesque, Specchio Sci. 1: 156. 1814; Fl. Ludov. 138. 1817.BASIONYM: Jatropha stimulosa Michaux 1803. 
Cnidoscolus urens var. stimulosus Cnidoscolus urens (Linnaeus) Arthur, var. stimulosus (Michaux) Govaerts, in Govaerts et al., World Checkl. Bibliogr. Euphorbiaceae 398. 2000.BASIONYM: Jatropha stimulosa Michaux 1803. 
Jatropha stimulosa Jatropha stimulosa Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 216. 1803. TYPE: "Virginia ad Floridam",
Jatropha urens var. stimulosa Jatropha urens Linnaeus, var. stimulosa (Michaux) Müller Argoviensis, in de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 1101. 1866.BASIONYM: Jatropha stimulosa Michaux 1803.