Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.

First published in Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 302 (1909)
This name is a synonym of Euphorbia hypericifolia

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Euphorbia hypericifolia.]
  • 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 hypericifolia.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Euphorbia hypericifolia.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. ORSTOM éditions, Paris. [Cited as Chamaesyce hypericifolia.]
  • Smith, A.C. (1981). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 2: 1-810. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai. [Cited as Chamaesyce hypericifolia.]
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden. [Cited as Chamaesyce hypericifolia.]

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • Burch, Rhodora 68: 160–163 (1966).
  • Millsp., Field Mus. Bot. 2: 302 (1909);

Other Data

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