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Taxon: Euphorbia characias L.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16358
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:463. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Riina, R. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e-mail on 11 Jan.
  7. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia characias 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.

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=16358. Accessed 22 July 2019.