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Euphorbia polyacantha

Euphorbia polyacantha (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Euphorbioideae
Tribus: Euphorbieae
Subtribus: Euphorbiinae
Genus: Euphorbia
Subgenus: E. subg. Euphorbia
Sectio: E. sect. Euphorbia
Species: Euphorbia polyacantha
Name

Euphorbia polyacantha Boiss., Cent. Euphorb.: 25 (1860).
Synonyms

Heterotypic
Euphorbia thi Schweinf., Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 18: 660 (1868).
Euphorbia polyacantha var. subinarticulata Schweinf., Bull. Herb. Boissier 7(App. 2): 323 (1899).
Euphorbia polyacantha subsp. rosenii Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 632 (1907).
Euphorbia infausta N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 580 (1912).
Euphorbia thi var. subinarticulata (Schweinf.) N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 582 (1912).

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Egypt
Regional: Eastern Africa
Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Arabian Peninsula
Yemen

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Boissier, E. 1860. Centuria Euphorbiarum. 40 pp. Lipsia ; Parisii. Biblioteca Digital. Reference page. : 25.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Euphorbia polyacantha in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 07. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Euphorbia polyacantha. Published online. Accessed: Jul 07 2020.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Euphorbia polyacantha in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 07. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2020. Euphorbia polyacantha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 07.

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