Euphorbia xylophylloides

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Euphorbia xylophylloides


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. Tirucalli
Species: Euphorbia xylophylloides
Subspecies: E. x. subsp. crassa


Euphorbia xylophylloides Brongn. ex Lem., 1857


  • Homotypic
    • Tirucalia xylophylloides (Brongn. ex Lem.) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 94 (1996).
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia enterophora Drake, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 5: 307 (1899).
    • Tirucalia enterophora (Drake) P.V.Heath, Calyx 5: 89 (1996).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar

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


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