Euphorbia leucocephala

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Euphorbia leucocephala


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Euphorbioideae
Tribus: Euphorbieae
Subtribus: Euphorbiinae
Genus: Euphorbia
Subgenus: E. subg. Chamaesyce
Sectio: E. sect. Alectoroctonum
Species: Euphorbia leucocephala



Euphorbia leucocephala Lotsy, 1895


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia
    • Regional: Central America
      • El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panam;
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: pascuita
español: Pascua, pascuita

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