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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central U.S.A. to Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Euphorbia acuta Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Gray, A. [s.n.], Texas K001080309 syntype
Jan 1, 2012 Wright, C. [1840], New Mexico K001080310 syntype
Jan 1, 2012 Wright, C. [1840], New Mexico K001080311 syntype
Jan 1, 2012 Wright, C. [1739], New Mexico K001080308 syntype
Pringle, C.G. [8278], Coahuila Euphorbia georgei K000476517

First published in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 189 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Euphorbia acuta..]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0