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This species is accepted, and its native range is Madeira, Canary Islands.
Euphorbia mellifera

Native to:

Canary Is., Madeira

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Euphorbia mellifera Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hort. Kew. 3: 493 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Parslow, R. & Bennallick, I. (2017). The new flora of the Isles of Scilly: 1-539. Parslow Press.

Not 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. [Cited as Euphorbia longifolia var. longifolia.]
  • Molero, J. & Rovira, A.M. (2005). Typification of some Micaronesian and Mediterranian dendroid spurges Taxon 54: 472-474. [Cited as Euphorbia longifolia.]

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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