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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. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14); 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). (BSBI)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  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. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16358. Accessed 14 November 2018.