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Taxon: Euphorbia ipecacuanhae L.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 430459
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:455. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • American ipecac  (Source: PLANTS) - English
  • Carolina ipecac  (Source: F Carolin) - English
  • ipecac spurge  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • wild ipecac  (Source: F TFla) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; F NE US)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]


References:

  1. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  3. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  4. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  6. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  7. USDA, NRCS. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service's PLANTS database (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Euphorbia ipecacuanhae L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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?430459. Accessed 12 November 2019.