Euphorbia mellifera

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Euphorbia mellifera
Euphorbia mellifera


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 mellifera


Euphorbia mellifera Aiton, 1789


  • Homotypic
    • Tithymalus mellifer (Aiton) Moench, Suppl. Meth.: 282 (1802).
    • Kobiosis mellifera (Aiton) Raf., Autik. Bot.: 94 (1840).
  • Heterotypic
    • Euphorbia longifolia Lam., Encycl. 2: 417 (1788), nom. rej.
    • Euphorbia mellifera var. canariensis Boiss. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 108 (1862).
    • Euphorbia longifolia var. canariensis (Boiss.) Oudejans, World Cat. Euphorb. Cum. Suppl.: 12 (1993).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Macaronesia
      • Madeira, Canary Is.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Honiggebende Wolfsmilch
español: tabaiba de monte, tabaiba silvestre

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