Genus: Euphorbia L.

Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Common names: spurge
Genus number: 4515
Last updated: 31-Mar-2004
Accession Count: 342 (223 active, 106 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. (L Euphorb)
  • 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.
  • Park, K.-R. & R. K. Jansen 2007. A Phylogeny of Euphorbieae subtribe Euphorbiinae (Euphorbiaceae) based on molecular data. J. Pl. Biol. 50:644-649.
  • Park, K.-R. & W. J. Elisens 2000. A phylogenetic study of tribe Euphorbieae (Euphorbiaceae). Int. J. Pl. Sci. 161:425-434.
  • 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.
  • Yang, Y. et al. 2012. Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae). (Taxon) 61:764-789.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Subdivisions of Euphorbia L.:



Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Euphorbia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 June 2019.