Genus:
Euphorbia L.

Euphorbia hypericifolia L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 0–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá, Caldas, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Nariño, Quindío, Risaralda, San Andrés y Providencia, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Chickenweed, Pimpinela blanca

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2700 m.; Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 0 - 2700 m.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
canchalagua, palomitas, pimpinela blanca

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
An erect, branched annual herb, to 18 in. high
Note
An introduced weed.

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Arkansas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bermuda, Burkina, Burundi, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cook Is., Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Easter Is., Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Iowa, Italy, Ivory Coast, Korea, Kriti, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Maldives, Marianas, Marshall Is., Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niue, Pakistan, Phoenix Is., Sardegna, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Society Is., South China Sea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tokelau-Manihiki, Wake I., West Himalaya

English
Chickenweed
Spanish
Pimpinela blanca.

Euphorbia hypericifolia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [3191], San Luis Potosí K000476513 No
Nov 30, 1962 Dekindt [1046], Angola K000253164 Yes
Bang, M. [2907], Bolivia K000253892 isotype Yes
Matthews [502], Peru K000253893 Yes
Spruce, R. [6532], Ecuador K000201865 Yes
Peru K000325781 Yes
Peru K000326105 Yes
Peru K000326110 Yes
Peru K001494603 Yes
Peru K001494604 Yes
n/a K001494605 Yes
n/a K001494606 Yes
n/a K001494607 Yes
n/a K001494608 Yes
n/a K001494609 Yes
n/a K001494610 Yes
n/a K001494611 Yes
n/a K001494612 Yes
n/a K001494613 Yes
n/a K001494614 Yes
n/a K001494616 Yes
n/a K001494617 Yes
n/a K001494618 Yes
n/a K001494619 Yes
n/a K001494620 Yes
n/a K001494621 Yes
n/a K001494622 Yes
n/a K001494623 Yes
n/a K001494624 Yes
n/a K001494625 Yes
n/a K001494626 Yes
Milne [13], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210529 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210536 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210542 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [8230], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210550 Yes
Hooker [s.n.] Euphorbia glomerifera K001210544 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [748], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210551 Yes
Ule, E. [7813], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210546 Yes
s.coll. [1676], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210543 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210533 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [8428], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210552 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210527 Yes
Blanchet [3716], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210547 Yes
Trail, J.W.H. [720], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210538 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [3789], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210548 Yes
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210531 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [748], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210549 Yes
Gardner, G. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210528 Yes
s.coll. [1670], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210539 Yes
Gillivray, J.M. [285], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210530 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [9056-2], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210545 Yes
s.coll. [307], Suriname Euphorbia glomerifera K001210535 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [1327], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210553 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210534 Yes
Tweedie [1255], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210537 Yes
Prance, G.T. [11159], Brazil Euphorbia glomerifera K001210532 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 454 (1753)

Accepted by

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