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Taxon: Euphorbia lactea Haw.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 418390
Place of publication: Syn. pl. succ. 127. 1812
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (possible origin tropical Asia)

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. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. Crowder, J. I. & R. R. Sexton. 1964. Keratoconjunctivitis resulting from the sap of candelebra cactus and the pencil tree. Arch. Ophtalmol. 72:476-484.
  6. Eggli, U., ed. 2002. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Dicotyledons
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage Note: lists as E. lactea hort.
  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. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Euphorbia lactea Haw. :

  • 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=418390. Accessed 20 September 2019.