Family Euphorbiaceae
Basionym Euphorbia perlignea McVaugh
Original Identification n/a
Current Taxon Chamaesyce perlignea (McVaugh) Webster
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Brittonia 13: 185-186, f. 23, f. 24. 1961.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 359839
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 1670
Collection Date 10 Dec 1959
Country Mexico
Province/State Colima
Plant Location Notes Low mountain summits 7 miles north of Santiago, on the road to Durazno, Jalisco; deciduous woodlands, with Cordia, Brosimum, Platymiscium; elevation 200 m.
Plant Description Notes Locally abundant on steep banks. Shrub to more than 1 m. high; stems to 5-7 mm. diam.; glands green; appendages white to pink.
Broad geographical location North America
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