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Taxon: Euphorbia terracina L.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16410
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:654. 1762
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  8. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  9. Meikle, R. D. 1977-1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  10. National Plant Board. 2008-. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries URL: http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/california.pdf target='_blank'
  11. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  12. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  14. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/euphorbiaceae/euphorbia-terracina/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  15. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia terracina L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16410. Accessed 15 September 2019.