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Euphorbiaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28031

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): spurge [English]
 
    euphorbes [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMalpighiales   
                            FamilyEuphorbiaceae  – spurge, euphorbes  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acalypha L. – copperleaf 
                               Genus Adelia L. – lime, wild lime 
                               Genus Alchornea Sw.  
                               Genus Alchorneopsis Müll. Arg.  
                               Genus Aleurites J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
                               Genus Andrachne L. – maidenbush 
                               Genus Argythamnia P. Br. – wild mercury, silverbush 
                               Genus Astraea Klotzsch  
                               Genus Bernardia Mill. – myrtlecroton 
                               Genus Bonania A. Rich.  
                               Genus Caperonia A. St.-Hil. – falsecroton, false croton 
                               Genus Chiropetalum A. Juss.  
                               Genus Chrozophora A. Juss.  
                               Genus Claoxylon A. Juss.  
                               Genus Cleidion Blume  
                               Genus Cnidoscolus Pohl  
                               Genus Codiaeum Juss.  
                               Genus Croton L.  
                               Genus Dalechampia L.  
                               Genus Ditaxis Vahl ex A. Juss. – silverbush 
                               Genus Ditrysinia Raf. – Sebastian-bush 
                               Genus Ditta Griseb.  
                               Genus Euphorbia L. – spurge 
                               Genus Excoecaria L.  
                               Genus Garcia Vahl ex Rohr  
                               Genus Gymnanthes Sw.  
                               Genus Hevea Aubl.  
                               Genus Hippomane L.  
                               Genus Homalanthus A. Juss.  
                               Genus Hura L. – sandbox tree 
                               Genus Jatropha L. – nettlespurge 
                               Genus Macaranga Thouars  
                               Genus Mallotus Lour.  
                               Genus Manihot Mill. – cassava 
                               Genus Melanolepis Rchb. f. & Zoll.  
                               Genus Mercurialis L.  
                               Genus Micrandra Benth.  
                               Genus Microstachys A. Juss.  
                               Genus Neoshirakia Esser  
                               Genus Pera Mutis  
                               Genus Plukenetia L.  
                               Genus Reutealis Airy Shaw  
                               Genus Ricinodendron Müll. Arg.  
                               Genus Ricinus L.  
                               Genus Sapium Jacq. – milktree 
                               Genus Sauropus Blume  
                               Genus Schinziophyton Hutch. ex Radcl.-Sm.  
                               Genus Sebastiania Spreng. – Sebastian-bush 
                               Genus Securinega Comm. ex Juss.  
                               Genus Shirakiopsis Esser  
                               Genus Stillingia Garden ex L. – toothleaf 
                               Genus Tragia L. – noseburn 
                               Genus Triadica Lour. – tallowtree, Chinese tallow 
                               Genus Vaupesia R.E. Schult.  
                               Genus Vernicia Lour.  
       

 References
       
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: euphorbes[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Euphorbiaceae   
       
  Source: Malpighiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Euphorbiaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Euphorbiaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Euphorbiaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Euphorbiaceae   
       
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