Euphorbia melitensis

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Euphorbia melitensis
Euphorbia melitensis


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. Esula
Sectio: E. sect. Helioscopia
Species: Euphorbia melitensis



Euphorbia melitensis Parl., Fl. Ital. 4: 478 (1869).


  • Homotypic
    • Euphorbia spinosa subsp. melitensis (Parl.) Nyman, Consp. Fl. Eur.: 648 (1881).
    • Euphorbia bivonae var. melitensis (Parl.) Fiori in A.Fiori & al., Fl. Italia 2: 276 (1901).
    • Euphorbia spinosa var. melitensis (Parl.) Fiori, Nuov. Fl. Italia 2: 173 (1926).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional:Southern Europe
      • Malta

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



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