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Taxon: Euphorbia caerulescens Haw.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16351
Place of publication: Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 1:276. 1827
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Oct-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • noors  (Source: Cape Pl) - Afrikaans

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Toxicon 16:51-57. 1978; J Nat Prod 51:1062-1074. 1988)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province]


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 Note: lists as "coerulescens"
  2. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  3. Eggli, U., ed. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Evans, F. J. 1978. The irritant toxins of blue Euphorbia (Euphorbia coerulescens) Haw.). Toxicon 16:51-57. Note: lists as "coerulescens"
  6. Goldblatt, P. & J. Manning. 2000. Cape plants: a conspectus of the Cape flora of South Africa. Strelitzia vol. 9.
  7. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  8. Oudejans, R. C. H. M. 1990. World catalogue of species names published in the tribe Euphorbieae (Euphorbiaceae) with their geographical distribution
  9. Sosath, S. et al. 1988. Irritant principles of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). XIII. Oligocyclic and macrocyclic diterpene esters from latices of some Euphorbia species utilized as source plants of honey. J. Nat. Prod. (Lloydia) 51:1062-1074.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia caerulescens Haw. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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?id=16351. Accessed 21 November 2019.