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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-78847, and has not been changed.

H Euphorbia caput-medusae L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Euphorbia (family Euphorbiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 78847) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 452 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. geminata Aiton Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. major Aiton Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia commelinii DC. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia fructuspini Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia geminata (Aiton) Marloth ex A.C.White, R.A.Dyer & B.Sloane [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia medusae Panz. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia parvimamma Boiss. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia tessellata (Haw.) Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Medusea fructus-pini Haw. Synonym H WCSP
Medusea major Haw. Synonym H WCSP
Medusea tessellata Haw. Synonym H WCSP

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