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Euphorbia heterophylla  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28079

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Euphorbia geniculata Ortega
 
    Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq.
 
    Poinsettia geniculata (Ortega) Klotzsch & Garcke
 
    Poinsettia heterophylla (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke
 
    Euphorbia havanensis Willd. ex Boiss.
 
    Poinsettia havanensis Small
 
    Agaloma angustifolia Raf.
 
    Euphorbia morisoniana Klotzsch ex Seem.
 
    Euphorbia pandurata Huber
 
    Euphorbia taiwaniana S.S. Ying
 
    Euphorbia trachyphylla A. Rich.
 
    Cyathophora picta Raf.
 
    Euphorbia aureocincta Croizat
 
    Cyathophora heterophyla (L.) Raf.
 
    Cyathophora ciliata Raf.
 
    Euphorbia lockhartii Steud.
 
    Euphorbia epilobiifolia W.T. Wang
 
    Euphorbia frangulifolia Kunth
 
    Euphorbia linifolia Vahl
 
    Euphorbia angustifolia Lockh. ex G. Don
 
    Poinsettia frangulifolia (Kunth) Klotzsch & Garcke
 
    Poinsettia morisoniana (Klotzsch) Klotzsch & Garcke
 
    Poinsettia prunifolia (Jacq.) Klotzsch & Garcke
 
    Tithymalus prunifolius (Jacq.) Haw.
 
    Tithymalus heterophyllus (L.) Haw.
 
    Euphorbia prunifolia var. genuina Müll. Arg.
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla var. genuina Boiss.
 
    Euphorbia prunifolia var. repanda Müll. Arg.
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla var. geniculata (Ortega) M. Gómez
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla var. eriocarpa Millsp.
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla var. brasiliensis Müll. Arg.
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla var. linifolia Kuntze
 
    Euphorbia prunifolia var. angustifolia Müll. Arg.
 
    Euphorbia prunifolia f. silvatica Chodat & Hassl.
 
    Euphorbia heterophylla f. hirticaulis Kuntze
 
  Common Name(s): Mexican fireplant [English]
 
    painted euphorbia [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                               GenusEuphorbia L. – spurge  
                                  SpeciesEuphorbia heterophylla L. – Mexican fireplant, painted euphorbia  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Paul E. Berry, PhD  
  Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium   
  Reference for: Euphorbia heterophylla    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database, database (version 2016)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Riina, R. and Berry, P.E. (coordinators). 2016. Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database. Available from Tolkin (http://app.tolkin.org/projects/72/taxa)   
  Reference for: Euphorbia heterophylla   
       
  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: Euphorbia heterophylla   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Euphorbia heterophylla   
       
  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: Euphorbia heterophylla   
       
  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: Euphorbia heterophylla   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Oceania  
    North America  
    Middle America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
 

 

   

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