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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Peru to Brazil (Amazonas, Para, Pernambuco).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Peru

Euphorbia tithymaloides subsp. retusa (Benth.) V.W.Steinm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Spruce, R. [1469], Brazil Pedilanthus tithymaloides subsp. retusus K001211022
s.coll. [1469], Brazil Pedilanthus tithymaloides subsp. retusus K000254156
Burchell [9820], Brazil Pedilanthus tithymaloides subsp. retusus K001211023

First published in Acta Bot. Mex. 65: 50 (2003)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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