Euphorbia thymifolia L. (Sp. Pl. 454. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (native), Lesser Antilles (native) [Dominica, the Grenadines, Martinique, St. Barthelemy, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (native), Cuba (native), Hispaniola (native)[], Puerto Rico (native)[], Virgin Islands (native) ( ) ], North America (native), Central America (native), South America (native),
Synonyms: Chamaesyce thymifolia (L.) Millsp. (Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser., 2(11): 412. 1916.), Euphorbia maculata L. var. thymifolia (L.) Griseb. (Fl. Brit. W. I. 53. 1859.),
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Last edited 01 Dec 09