Taxon: Euphorbia epithymoides L.

Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
  Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
      Tribe: Euphorbieae
        Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 310510
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:656. 1762
Name Verified on: 14-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2009
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Libya
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)


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