Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Euphorbia
Euphorbiaceae Juss.
Euphorbia L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 450 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 208 [secondary reference]
Bartling, F.G. in Lehmann, J.G.C. (ed.) (1845), Diosmeae. Plantae Preissianae 1(2): 174 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (18 September 1854), Definitions of rare or hitherto undescribed Australian plants, chiefly collected within the boundaries of the colony of Victoria. Transactions of the Philosophical Society of Victoria 1: 10 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 18 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (December 1889), Second Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 31 BHL [secondary reference]
Diels, F.L.E. & Pritzel, E.G. (6 December 1904), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae occidentalis. Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Pflanzen Westaustraliens, ihrer Verbreitung und ihrer Lebensverhaltnisse. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 35(2-3): 333 BHL [secondary reference]
Millspaugh, C.F. (1909), Field Mus. Pub. Bot. 2: 289-322 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Euphorbia antiquorum L.
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 470 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 353-354 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Name given to an African species by Juba, King of Mauritania, in honor of his Greek physician Euphorbus, who had discovered its medicinal uses."
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 507 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Name given to an African species by Juba, King of Mauritania, in honour of his Greek physician, Euphorbus, who had discovered its medicinal uses."
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 209 [secondary reference]
Eichler, Hj. (1965), Supplement to J.M.Black's Flora of South Australia (Second Edition, 1943-1957): 208 [secondary reference]
Curtis, W.M. (1967), Angiospermae: Plumbaginaceae to Salicaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 3: 631-632 [secondary reference]
common name: Spurge [n/a]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 245 [secondary reference]
Hassall, D.C. (1977), The genus Euphorbia in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany 25(4): 429-453 [secondary reference]
Airy Shaw, H.K. (1980), A partial synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae - Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus). Kew Bulletin 35(3): 629-630 [secondary reference]
Cronquist, A.J. (1981), An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants: 737, 739, 1008 [secondary reference]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 116 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate
Kalotas, A. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Euphorbia. Flora of Central Australia: 185-186 [secondary reference]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 408-415 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 107 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 448 [secondary reference]
James, T.A. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 422 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 326 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Petalandra F.Muell. legitimate
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 599-601 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 274-275 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. (1993), Notes relating to the floras of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands, IV. Kew Bulletin 48(2): 312 [secondary reference]
Thomson, B.G. in Dunlop, C.R., Leach, G.J. & Cowie, I.D. (1995), Euphorbia. Flora of the Darwin Region 2: 215-216 [secondary reference]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 57-58 [secondary reference]
Cowie, I.D., Short, P.S. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2000), Floodplain Flora. A flora of the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory, Australia: 115 [secondary reference]
James, T.A. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 422 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 612 [secondary reference]
Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (2004), Fruits of the Australian Tropical Rainforest: 183 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 325-326 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Pedilanthus Neck. ex Poit. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate taxonomic synonym: Synadenium Boiss. legitimate
CHAH (2009), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Raf. nom. inval. taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate taxonomic synonym: Petalandra F.Muell. legitimate
  • APC Comment: Chamaesyce is recognised as a distinct taxon in Qld and NSW.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI (native and naturalised), CoI (native and naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (native and naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (native and naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (native and naturalised)
Dorsey, B.L., Haevermans, T., Aubriot, X., Morawetz, J.J., Riina, R., Steinmann, V.W. & Berry, P.E. (2013), Phylogenetics, morphological evolution, and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Euphorbia. Taxon 62(2): 303 [secondary reference]
Western Australian Herbarium (2013), FloraBase: the Western Australian Flora Version 2.8: - [secondary reference]
CHAH (2014), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Raf. nom. inval. taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate taxonomic synonym: Petalandra F.Muell. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Synadenium Boiss. legitimate
  • APC Comment: Chamaesyce is recognised as a distinct taxon in Qld and NSW.
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI (native and naturalised), CoI (native and naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (native and naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (native and naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (native and naturalised)
CHAH (31 July 2018), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Pedilanthus Neck. nom. inval., opera utique oppressa taxonomic synonym: Pedilanthus Neck. ex Poit. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Raf. nom. inval. taxonomic synonym: Chamaesyce Gray legitimate taxonomic synonym: Petalandra F.Muell. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Synadenium Boiss. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), CoI (native and naturalised), ChI (native and naturalised), NT (native and naturalised), SA (native and naturalised), Qld (native and naturalised), NSW (native and naturalised), LHI (native and naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (native and naturalised), Vic (native and naturalised), Tas (native and naturalised)