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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kriti, E. Medit. to Mongolia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Mongolia, Palestine, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang

Introduced into:

Turkey-in-Europe

Euphorbia microsphaera Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 24, 1961 Sintenis, P.E.E. [1361], Turkey K001080032
Kotschy, C.G.T. [448], Iran K001080030
Bornmüller, J.F.N. [951], Turkey K001080031
Kotschy, C.G.T. [448], Iran K001080029

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 7: 87 (1846)

Accepted by

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • 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.
  • Pahlevani, A.H. & Riina, R. (2014). Synopsis of Euphorbia subgen. Esula sect. Helioscopia (Euphorbiaceae) in Iran with the description of Euphorbia mazandaranica sp. nov. Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 257-278.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.

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/
© 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