Euphorbia pteroneura

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Euphorbia pteroneura
Euphorbia pteroneura


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. Euphorbia
Sectio: E. sect. Euphorbiastrum
Species: Euphorbia pteroneura



Euphorbia pteuronera A.Berger (1907 publ. 1906)


  • Homotypic
    • Euphorbia pteroneura var. typica Croizat, Desert Pl. Life 15: 23 (1943, nom. inval.
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia floresii Standl., Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 461: 67. 1935.
    • Euphorbia pteroneura var. macdougalliana Croizat, Desert Pl. Life 15: 23. 1943.
    • Euphorbia steyermarkii Standl., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 23: 121. 1944.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala
  • Continental: SouNorthern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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



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