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H Euphorbia tirucalli 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 (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 82539) 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 Date supplied
Arthrothamnus bergii Klotzsch & Garcke Synonym H WCSP
Arthrothamnus ecklonii Klotzsch & Garcke Synonym H WCSP
Arthrothamnus tirucalli (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia geayi Costantin & Gallaud Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia laro Drake Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia media N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia media var. bagshawei N.E.Br. Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia rhipsaloides Lem. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia rhipsaloides Willd. Synonym M TRO
Euphorbia scoparia N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia suareziana Croizat Synonym H WCSP
Euphorbia tirucalli var. rhipsaloides (Willd.) A.Chev. Synonym L WCSP
Euphorbia viminalis Mill. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Tirucalia indica Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Tirucalia tirucalli (L.) P.V.Heath Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-82539.

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