Genus: Manihot Mill.

Family: Euphorbiaceae
  Subfamily: Crotonoideae
      Tribe: Manihoteae
Genus number: 7234
Last updated: 21-Jun-2013
Accession Count: 330
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Cervantes-Alcayde, M.-A. et al. 2015. Apparent similarity, underlying homoplasy: Morphology and molecular phylogeny of the North American clade of Manihot. Amer. J. Bot. 102: doi:10.3732/ajb.1500063
  • Duputié, A. et al. 2011. Evolutionary biogeography of Manihot (Euphorbiaceae), a rapidly radiating Neotropical genus restricted to dry environments. J. Biogeogr. 38:1033-1043.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000. (L Euphorb)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image