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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
canchalagua, celedonia, herb de pollo, lechosa, verruguero

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2700 m.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2700 m.; Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
An erect, branched, rather graceful, annual herb, to 18 in. or more high
Note
An introduced weed.

[FTEA]

Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, semi-prostrate to erect, with branches to 40 cm. long, glabrous except for usually a few scattered hairs on branches, leaves and young growth.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves lanceolate-ovate, to 2.5 × 1 cm. but usually much smaller, base obliquely rounded, apex rounded, margin minutely toothed; petiole 1 mm. long; stipules broadly triangular, to 0.75 mm. long, fimbriate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Cyathia
Cyathia in terminal and axillary cymes, with peduncles elongating up to 10 mm. within each cyme; bracts enlarging from 1 mm. long to eventually resemble the leaves. Cyathia ± 0.8 × 0.8 mm., with cup-shaped involucres; glands 4, green tinged red, minute, rounded, with minute creamy appendages; lobes acutely triangular, less than 0.2 mm. long.
sex Male
Male flowers:bracteoles fimbriate; stamens 1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flower:ovary shortly pedicellate; styles 0.4 mm. long, suberect, bifid almost to the base. Male flowers:bracteoles fimbriate; stamens 1 mm. long.
sex Female
Female flower:ovary shortly pedicellate; styles 0.4 mm. long, suberect, bifid almost to the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule exserted on a reflexed pedicel 1.25 mm. long, acutely 3-lobed, with base truncate, 1.5 × 1.5 mm., glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds oblong-conical, 1 × 0.5 mm., reddish black, with 3 transverse ridges.
Figures
Fig. 77/4, 5, p. 416.
Habitat
Disturbed ground in grassland and stony, sandy soils; 0–1500 m.
Distribution
T6 T7 recently introduced weed of central America, also found extensively in West Africa

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central American Pac, Chad, Gabon, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Liberia, Mali, Mexican Pacific Is., Nansei-shoto, New South Wales, New York, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Togo, Western Australia

Spanish
Hierba de pollo, verruguero, lechosa.

Euphorbia hyssopifolia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2012 Figueiredo, L. [256], Brazil K001210623
Jan 1, 2003 Hinton, G.B. [5548], Guerrero K000476505
Oct 1, 2002 Schomburgk [73], Guyana K000253844 isotype
Oct 1, 2002 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Para K000253846
Oct 1, 2002 Schomburgk [73], Guyana K000253843 holotype
Oct 1, 1996 Way, M.J. [2481], Brazil K001210621
Jan 1, 1993 Jansen- Jacobs, M. [2674], Guyana K000253847 isotype
Jan 1, 1980 Rambo, B. [46209], Rio Grande do Sul K000716314
Jan 1, 1980 Irwin, H.S. et al. [26962], Minas Gerais K000716313
Brazil K000253845
Tweedie [s.n.], Uruguay K001210567
Glaziou, A.F.M. [8319], Brazil K001210569
Pereira, E. [10708], Brazil K001210571
Philcox, D. [3155], Brazil K001210582
Silva, A. [158], Brazil K001210585
Harley, R.M. [16623], Brazil K001210602
Harley, R.M. [17234], Brazil K001210603
Eiten, G. [9827], Brazil K001210609
Eiten, G. [10836], Brazil K001210632
Eiten, G. [4043], Brazil K001210554
Eiten, G. [10576], Brazil K001210633
Isabelle, M. [s.n.], Brazil K001210593
Anderson, W.R. [37088], Brazil K001210614
Camerik, A.M. [88], Brazil K001210611
Lucena, M.F.A. [25], Brazil K001210626
Lindeman, J.C. [6357], Brazil K001210608
s.coll. [700], Brazil K001210558
Harley, R.M. [22872], Brazil K001210635
Glaziou, A.F.M. [8319], Brazil K001210589
Agra, M.F. [1301], Brazil K001210619
Anderson, W.R. [37002], Brazil K001210636
Ule, E. [6841], Peru K001210587
Gaudichaud [s.n.], Brazil K001210557
Hopkins, M.J.G. [786], Brazil K001210620
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001210594
Harley, R.M. [54587], Brazil K001210622
Ribeiro, P.L. [75], Brazil K001210579
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001210562
Ule, E. [8200], Brazil K001210561
Irwin, H.S. [7586], Brazil K001210578
Dusén, P. [14721], Brazil K001210590
Eiten, G. [4026], Brazil K001210555
Moseley [s.n.], Brazil K001210597
Ule, E. [8201], Brazil K001210560
Hatschbach, G. [36105], Brazil K001210612
Appun, C. [1813], Guyana K001210596
Irwin, H.S. [23199], Brazil K001210640
Philcox, D. [3753], Brazil K001210583
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001210565
Martius [842], Brazil K001210566
s.coll. [1669], Brazil K001210599
Belém, R.P. [1242], Brazil K001210631
Irwin, H.S. [26077], Brazil K001210630
Middleton [s.n.] K001210564
Silva, G.P. [2481], Brazil K001210576
Irwin, H.S. [35062], Brazil K001210606
Eiten, G. [9993], Brazil K001210641
Stannard, B. [51571], Brazil K001210616
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001210595
Menezes, E. [87], Brazil K001210625
Silva, A. [158], Brazil K001210586
Pereira, E. [10708], Brazil K001210570
Pickersgill, B. [72-223], Brazil K001210601
Eiten, G. [3300], Brazil K001210615
Agra, M.F. [1301], Brazil K001210618
Glaziou, A.F.M. [20474], Brazil K001210556
Harley, R.M. [10879], Brazil K001210572
Pearce, R. [s.n.] K001210581
Sales, M.R.C. [233], Brazil K001210627
Eiten, G. [3710b], Brazil K001210584
Austin, D.F. [7017], Brazil K001210559
Sales, M. [387], Brazil K001210629
Philcox, D. [3174], Brazil K001210574
Eiten, G. [8653], Brazil K001210604
Moseley [s.n.], Brazil K001210598
Fróes, R.L. [1820], Brazil K001210588
Costa, M.A.S. [124], Brazil K001210605
Anderson, W.R. [7019], Brazil K001210634
Maas, P.J.M. [298], Brazil K001210577
Ridley [199], Brazil K001210600
Lowe, J. [3968], Brazil K001210607
Lindeman, J.C. [5545], Brazil K001210573
Hind, D.J.N. [50011], Brazil K001210617
Smith, G. [88], Brazil K001210575
Lira, S.S. [67], Brazil K001210624
Hatschbach, G. [31468], Brazil K001210613
Irwin, H.S. [27341], Brazil K001210637
Fevereiro, V.P.B. [M146], Brazil K001210580
Irwin, H.S. [16667], Brazil K001210639
Marcon, A.B. [73], Brazil K001210628
Glaziou, A.F.M. [11545], Brazil K001210568
Hinton, G.B. [10562], Guerrero K000476503
Hinton, G.B. [11434], Guerrero K000476504
Irwin, H.S. [26775], Brazil K001210638
s.coll. [1669], Brazil K001210591
Lowe, J. [4229], Brazil K001210610
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001210563

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1048 (1759)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Binojkumar, M.S. & Balakrishnan, N.P. (2010). The genus Euphorbia L. (Euphorbiaceae) in India. A taxonomic revision: 1-430. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Christenhusz, M.J.M. (2002). Notes on Euphorbia and Pedilanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the Guianas Harvard Papers in Botany 7: 1-6.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Halford, D.A. & Harris, W.K. (2012). A taxonomic revision of Euphorbia section Anisophyllum Roeper (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia Austrobaileya 8: 441-600.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Velayos, M., Barberá, P., Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Fero, M. & Aedo, C. (2014). Checklist of the vascular plants of Annobón (Equatorial Guinea) Phytotaxa 171: 1-78.
  • Vladimirov, V. & Kit Tan (2016). New floristic records in the Balkans: 31 Phytologia Balcanica 22: 429-467.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Wu, Z.Y., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D.Y. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Yang, Y., Riina, R., Morawetz, J.J., Haevermans, T., Aubriot, X. & Berry, P.E. (2012). Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae) Taxon 61: 764-789.
  • da Silva, O.L.M., Cordeiro, I. & Caruzo, M.B.R. (2014). Synopsis of Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil Phytotaxa 181: 193-215.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Not accepted by

  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press. [Cited as Chamaesyce hyssopifolia.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
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Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Syst., ed. 10: 1048 (1759).

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
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  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Halford, D.A. & Harris, W.K. (2012). A taxonomic revision of Euphorbia section Anisophyllum Roeper (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia Austrobaileya 8: 441-600.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
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  • Vladimirov, V. & Kit Tan (2016). New floristic records in the Balkans: 31 Phytologia Balcanica 22: 429-467.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Wu, Z.Y., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D.Y. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

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