Taxon: Euphorbia dracunculoides Lam.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 401671
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:428. 1788
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • leiteira  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: lipids (drying lipids)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia, Sudan

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iraq

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Pakistan

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


References:

  1. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  6. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  7. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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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=401671. Accessed 19 June 2018.