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Taxon: Euphorbia prostrata Aiton

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16401
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:139. 1789
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as Chamaesyce prostrata)
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay


    Adventive

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt, [Sinai] Israel


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia]

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska, South Dakota]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • United States (n. & c.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Kiribati [Gilbert Islands]


    Uncertain

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri]


    Other (exact native range in United States obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. The Euphorbiaceae of New Guinea. Kew Bull. add. ser., 8:87.
  4. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1982. The Euphorbiaceae of Central Malesia (Celebes, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Is.). Kew Bull. 37:19.
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  6. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85 Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  7. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  8. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  9. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  10. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  11. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  12. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  13. Florence, J. 1997-. Flore de la Polynésie française. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  14. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  15. Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
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  19. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  20. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  21. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
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  24. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  25. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  26. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  27. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  28. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
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  30. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  31. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
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  38. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  39. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: = Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
  40. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  41. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
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  47. Australia's Virtual Herbarium (on-line resource).

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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=16401. Accessed 21 November 2019.