Euphorbia ophthalmica Pers. (Syn. Pl. 2(1): 13. 1806.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Antigua, Barbados, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cayman Island (native), Hispaniola (native)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti, Navassa,], Puerto Rico (native)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (native) (Guana Islands, St. John, ) ], Bahamas (native), North America (native), Mexico (native), South America (native),
Synonyms: Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp. var. procumbens (DC.) Moldenke (Revista Sudamer. Bot. 6: 178. 1940.), Chamaesyce ophthalmica (Pers.) D.G. Burch (Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 98. 1966.),
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