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Taxon: Euphorbia hypericifolia L.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 412017
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:454. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Euphorbia hypericifolia auct. Asian, which mostly refer to E. indica Lam. or E. parviflora L.
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 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 hypericifolia)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.?)

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia [Society Islands (Tahiti?)]


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 hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  2. 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 hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  3. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2 Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  5. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis. Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  7. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  8. Esser, H.-J. & S. Cafferty. 2001. (1491) Proposal to reject the name Euphorbia pilulifera L. (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 50:925. Note: mentions
  9. Florence, J. 1997-. Flore de la Polynésie française.
  10. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  12. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  13. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  14. Jarvis, C. 2007. Order out of chaos: Linnean plant names and their types
  15. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  16. Riina, R. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e-mail on 11 Jan.
  17. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  18. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: = Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  20. Yatskievych, G. 1999-. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition Note: mentions
  21. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia hypericifolia L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=412017. Accessed 15 December 2019.