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Euphorbia stellata

Euphorbia stellata (*)

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
Species: Euphorbia stellata
Name

Euphorbia stellata Willd., 1799
Synonyms

Heterotypic
Euphorbia procumbens Meerb., Pl. Rar. Depict.: 55 (1789), nom. illeg.
Euphorbia radiata Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 86 (1800).
Euphorbia uncinata DC., Pl. Grasses: 151 (1805).
Euphorbia scolopendrea Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ.: 126 (1812).
Euphorbia squarrosa Haw., Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 1: 276 (1826 publ. 1827).
Euphorbia mamillosa Lem., Ill. Hort. 2(Misc.): 69 (1855).
Euphorbia micracantha Boiss., Cent. Euphorb.: 25 (1860).
Euphorbia gilbertii A.Berger, Sukkul. Euphorb.: 39 (1907 publ. 1906).
Euphorbia lombardensis Nel, Kakteenkunde 1933: 194 (1933).

Distribution
Native distribution areas:
References
Primary references

Willdenow, C.L. 1799. Species Plantarum. Editio quarta. Tomus 2, pars 2. pp. [835]–1340. Berolini: G.C. Nauk. BHL Biblioteca Digital Reference page. : 886.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Euphorbia stellata in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Euphorbia stellata. Published online. Accessed: Jul 11 2020.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Euphorbia stellata 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 11. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2020. Euphorbia stellata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jul 11.

Vernacular names

Euphorbia stellata is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae) endemic to the Eastern Cape of South Africa.[2][3][4]

The specific epithet stellata refers to the star-shaped arrangement of the stems around the caudex.
References

"Euphorbia stellata Willd. — the Plant List".
"ITIS standard report - Euphorbia stellata - Willd". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2020.
"Euphorbia stellata". app.tolkin.org. Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
"Euphorbia stellata". redlist.sanbi.org. Threatened Species Programme | SANBI Red List of South African Plants. Retrieved 23 February 2020.

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