Genus: Euphorbia L.

Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Common names: spurge
Genus number: 4515
Last updated: 31-Mar-2004
Accession Count: 346 (226 active, 121 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  2. Haevermans, T. et al. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the Madagascan Euphorbia subgenus Lacanthis based on its sequence data. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 91:247-259.
  3. Park, K.-R. & R. K. Jansen. 2007. A Phylogeny of Euphorbieae subtribe Euphorbiinae (Euphorbiaceae) based on molecular data. J. Pl. Biol. 50:644-649.
  4. Park, K.-R. & W. J. Elisens. 2000. A phylogenetic study of tribe Euphorbieae (Euphorbiaceae). Int. J. Pl. Sci. 161:425-434.
  5. Steinmann, V. W. & J. M. Porter. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships in Euphorbieae (Euphorbiaceae) based on ITS and ndhF sequence data. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 89:453-490.
  6. Yang, Y. et al. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 61:764-789.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 14 July 2020.