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

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Fiji, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Western Australia

Introduced into:

New Caledonia, Tonga

Euphorbia plumerioides Teijsm. ex Hassk. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cribb, P. [in A.O.F. 16], Australia 47088.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Fiji Euphorbia fidjiana K001080192

First published in Hort. Bogor. Descr.: 29 (1858)

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.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.

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