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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela

Euphorbia adenoptera Bertol. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Hinton, G.B. [2199], México State K000476475
Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [8477], Veracruz K000476477
Hinton, G.B. [2405], México State K000476474
Pringle, C.G. [326], Chihuahua K000476476

First published in Misc. Bot. 3: 20 (1844)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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