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Taxon: Euphorbia alcicornis Baker

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16343
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22:517. 1887
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Oct-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


References:

  1. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  2. Cremers, G. 1984. Les euphorbes coralliformes de Madagascar. Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 54:28-29.
  3. Eggli, U., ed. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  5. Oudejans, R. C. H. M. 1990. World catalogue of species names published in the tribe Euphorbieae (Euphorbiaceae) with their geographical distribution

Check other web resources for Euphorbia alcicornis Baker :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=16343. Accessed 16 July 2019.