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Taxon: Euphorbia peplus L.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16396
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:456. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya] Pakistan (w.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete & Aegean Islands), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  3. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables
  5. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 165.
  7. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 2000. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code) Art. 22.6, Ex. 5.
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  13. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  14. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  15. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  17. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  18. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  19. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  20. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  21. Marzocca, A. 1994. Guia descriptiva de malezas del cono sur. 119-120.
  22. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  23. Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource).
  24. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  25. Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  26. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  27. Reitz, R., ed. 1988. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 378, 379.
  28. Riina, R. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e-mail on 11 Jan.
  29. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
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  31. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1968. Flora europaea. 2:222.
  32. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/euphorbiaceae/euphorbia-peplus/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  33. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia peplus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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:

  • Seed: 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=16396. Accessed 15 December 2019.