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This variety is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.
Euphorbia heterophylla

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Arizona, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Congo, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Kazan-retto, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Malawi, Maldives, Marianas, Mexican Pacific Is., Mississippi, Mozambique, Nauru, New Mexico, Nigeria, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Togo, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Euphorbia heterophylla var. heterophylla appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bourgeau, M. [2662], Mexico Euphorbia geniculata K000478147
Lima-Verde, L.W. [259], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210900
Bilimek [374], Mexico Euphorbia geniculata K000478145
Gardner [3439], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210890
Palmer, E. [804], Mexico Euphorbia geniculata K000478146
Gardner [813], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210889
Glaziou [4974], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210897
Gardner, G. [3439], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001211275
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210891
Glaziou [4974], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210899
Lima, A. [53/1582], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210896
Ule, E. [8205], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210888
Philcox, D. [3756], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210895
Saint-Hilaire [B2/2468], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210898
s.coll. [1668], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210894
Burchell [8535-2], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210892
Gardner [813], Brazil Euphorbia geniculata K001210893

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M. (2002). Notes on Euphorbia and Pedilanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the Guianas Harvard Papers in Botany 7: 1-6.

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