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Ditaxis  Vahl ex A. Juss.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 845442

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): silverbush [English]
  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  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyEuphorbiaceae  – spurge, euphorbes  
                               GenusDitaxis Vahl ex A. Juss. – silverbush  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Ditaxis adenophora (A. Gray) Pax & K. Hoffm. – glandular silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis aphoroides (Müll. Arg.) Pax – Hill Country silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis argothamnoides (Bertero ex Spreng.) Radcl.-Sm. & Govaerts – Blodgett's silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis brandegeei (Millsp.) Rose & Standl. – Sonoran silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis claryana (Jeps.) G.L. Webster – desert silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis cyanophylla Wooton & Standl. – Charleston Mountain silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis fasciculata Vahl ex A. Juss. – broom silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis humilis (Engelm. & A. Gray) Pax – low silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis lanceolata (Benth.) Pax & K. Hoffm. – narrowleaf silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis malpighipila (Hicken) L.C. Wheeler  
                                  Species Ditaxis mercurialina (Nutt.) J.M. Coult. – tall silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis pilosissima (Benth.) A. Heller – tall silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis serrata (Torr.) A. Heller – California silverbush, New Mexico silverbush, Yuma silverbush 
                                  Species Ditaxis simulans (J.W. Ingram) Radcl.-Sm. & Govaerts – plateau silverbush 

  Expert: Paul E. Berry, PhD  
  Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium   
  Reference for: Ditaxis    
  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 (   
  Reference for: Ditaxis   
  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: Ditaxis   
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