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 major Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 134. 1812.
Synonym
Medusea tessellata Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 135. 1812.
Synonym
Medusea fructus-pini 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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