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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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. 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Venezuela

Recorded in error in:

Bolivia, Suriname

Euphorbia comosa Vell. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Gardner [1997], Brazil K000253935
s.coll. [1675], Brazil K001210862
s.coll. [1675], Brazil K001210863
Mendonça, R.C. [4109], Brazil K001210865
Glaziou, A. [13189], Brazil K001210875
Glaziou, A. [13189], Brazil K001210876
Ridley [117], Brazil K001210879
Moseley [s.n.], Brazil K001210878
Ridley [117], Brazil K001210874
Anderson, W.R. [36943], Brazil K001210870
Carvalho, A.M. [1689], Brazil K001210852
Harley, R.M. [21602], Brazil K001210858
Atkins, S. [5086], Brazil K001210864
Harley, R.M. [51657], Brazil K001210856
Grotta, A.S. [s.n.], Brazil K001210867
Holton, I. [840], Colombia K000253900 Unknown type material
Smith, L.B. [1293], Brazil K001210873
Sales, M. [578], Brazil K001210857
Taylor [1563], Brazil K001210859
Taylor [1499], Brazil K001210860
Lira, S.S. [116], Brazil K001210853
Guedes, M.L. [5273], Brazil K001210868
Harley, R.M. [15023], Brazil K001210866
Moseley [s.n.], Brazil K001210877
Laurênio, A. [69], Brazil K001210855
Oliveira, M. [154], Brazil K001210854
Taylor [1609], Brazil K001210869
Glaziou [7819], Brazil K001210861

First published in Fl. Flumin.: 202 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M. (2002). Notes on Euphorbia and Pedilanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the Guianas Harvard Papers in Botany 7: 1-6.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.
  • 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.

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/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M. (2002). Notes on Euphorbia and Pedilanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the Guianas Harvard Papers in Botany 7: 1-6.
  • 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.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0