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H Euphorbia prostrata Aiton is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 81685) with original publication details: Hort. Kew. 2: 139 1789.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Anisophyllum prostratum (Aiton) Haw. Synonym H WCSP
Aplarina prostrata (Aiton) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Chamaesyce malaca Small Synonym H WCSP
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small Synonym H WCSP
Chamaesyce villosior (Greenm.) Millsp. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia callitrichoides Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia malaca (Small) Little Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia perforata Guss. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia prostrata var. caudirhiza Fosberg Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia prostrata var. vestita Engelm. ex Boiss. Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia ramosa var. villosior Greenm. Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia tenella Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia trichogona Bertol. Synonym H WCSP
Tithymalus prostratus (Aiton) Samp. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-81685, and has not been changed.