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

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

Euphorbia dioscoreoides Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Harvey [s.n.], Mexico K000253722 isotype
Jan 1, 2012 Coulter [1460], Mexico K000253723
Jan 1, 2012 Palmer, E. [134], Chihuahua K000253724
Jan 1, 2008 Hinton, G.B. [1751], México State K000476426
Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [8393], Guerrero K000476721
Pringle, C.G. [11166], Morelos K000476437
Hinton, G.B. [6924], Guerrero K000476431
Hinton, G.B. [4840], México State K000476433
Hinton, G.B. [1787], México State K000476428
Pringle, C.G. [11166], Morelos K000476436
Hinton, G.B. [1787], México State K000476429
Hinton, G.B. [8366], México State K000476434
Hinton, G.B. [9629], Guerrero K000476430
Hinton, G.B. [13132], Michoacán K000476435
Hinton, G.B. [1751], México State K000476427
Hinton, G.B. [4840], México State K000476432

First published in Cent. Euphorb.: 22 (1860)

Accepted by

  • 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.

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