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L Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Hoppe ex W.D.J.Koch) Radcl.-Sm. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Euphorbia characias L. in the genus Euphorbia (family Euphorbiaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 78967) with original publication details: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 79: 55 1968.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Euphorbia characias var. melapetala (Gasp. ex Guss.) Fiori Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia lycia Boiss. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia melapetala Gasp. ex Guss. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia melapetala var. leiocarpa Guss. ex Boiss. Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia messeniaca Heldr. ex Halácsy [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia sibthorpii Boiss. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia wulfenii Hoppe ex W.D.J.Koch Synonym H WCSP
Tithymalus melapetalus (Gasp. ex Guss.) Klotzsch & Garcke Synonym H WCSP
Tithymalus sibthorpii (Boiss.) Soják Synonym H WCSP
Tithymalus wulfenii (Hoppe ex W.D.J.Koch) Soják Synonym H WCSP

The species Euphorbia characias L. has a further 17 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-78967, and has not been changed.