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species

Mexican Fireplant
Euphorbia heterophylla L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Euphorbiaceae »  genus Euphorbia - spurge

Scientific synonyms

Poinsettia heterophylla (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke
Euphorbia geniculata Ortega
Poinsettia geniculata (Ortega) Klotzsch & Garcke
Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq.

Other names

= Milkweed

Images

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Michael Kesl

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Michael Kesl

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Michael Kesl

Euphorbia heterophylla - Mexican Fireplant

Author: Michael Kesl

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [http://www.botanic.co.il/A/defaulte.htm] [as Euphorbia heterophylla]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Euphorbia heterophylla L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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