Editor(s):None


  Name:      Euphorbia caput-medusae   L., Sp. Pl. 452. 1753.

Status:accepted_name
Accepted Name:None
Basionym:None
Common Names:None
TOLKIN GUID:c0919726-af4f-420a-be49-46fea7fa87c7
TOLKIN GUID URL:http://app.tolkin.org/guids/c0919726-af4f-420a-be49-46fea7fa87c7
Type Details:
Species: None
Type Collection:
Lectotype = "Euphorbium procumbens, ramis plurimis simplicibus squamosis, foliolis deciduis" in Burman, Rar. Afric. Pl., 17, t. 8, 1738; designated by Wijnands in Bot. Commelins: 98 (1983)
Type Date: None
Type Locality:
"Habitat in Aethiopia."
Type Herbaria:
Type: J. Burm., Rar. Afric. Pl.: t. 8 (1738) (lectotype, designated by Wijnands 1983)
Neo Type: None
Synonyms: show/hide
Name
Namestatus
Euphorbia fructus-pini Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8 10. 1768.
Synonym
Euphorbia medusae Panz., Vollst. Pflanzensyst. 14: 109. 1788.
Synonym
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. major Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 138. 1789.
Synonym
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. geminata Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 136. 1789.
Synonym
Euphorbia tuberculata Jacq., Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 43. 1797.
Synonym
Medusea fructus-pini Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 134. 1812.
Synonym
Medusea tessellata Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 135. 1812.
Synonym
Medusea major Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 134. 1812.
Synonym
Euphorbia commelinii DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 110. 1813.
Synonym
Euphorbia tessellata (Haw.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot. 1: 328. 1821.
Synonym
Subgenus:
Athymalus
Section:
Anthacanthae
Subsection:
Medusea
Ingroup Clade:
A
Description: None
Habitat: None
Phylogenetic Relationships: None
Comments: None
Chromosome Number: None
Uses: None
Toxicity: None
Conservation Status: None
General Distribution:
South Africa (Western Cape).
Collector
Collection number
Country
Institution code
Becker, R.
856
South Africa
MICH, PRE, UNIN
DNA Sample(s): 6638
DNA Sample(s) Sequences
References:

Jankalski, S. (2005). Hybrids in succulent Euphorbia. Euphorbia World 1(1), 17-20.

Koutnik, D., and van Jaarsveld, E. (1987). The succulent euphorbias of the Cape Penninsula of South Africa. Euphorbia J. 4, 77-91.


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