Monographs Details: Euphorbia hirta L.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Scientific Name:Euphorbia hirta L.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Widely distributed in the tropics. BRITISH GUIANA. Coast region, Apr 1887, Jenman 3646; Georgetown, in the park called Promenade Gardens, a weed in flower beds, 30 Oct-1 Nov 1919, Hitchcock 16588: village of Tumatumari, 18 Jun-8 Jul 1921, Gleason 19; village of Rockstone, 13-20 Jul 1921, Gleason 642; Roraima and vicinity, Limao, along the river, 21 Sep 1927, Tate 117. FRENCH GUIANA. Vicinity of Cayenne, 22 Apr-7 Jun 1921, Broadway 40, 443; lies du Saint, 1894, Herb. Sagot 505. SURINAME. Without specific locality, Schinemuts s.n., Weigelt 1827; forest of the Station Groningen, 10 May 1916, Samuels 3; common weed, vicinity Agricultural Experiment Station, Paramaribo, 7 Apr 1944, Maguire & Stahel 22763; inter Coppename fluv. ostium et Coronie oppidum, 18 Dec 1948, Lanjouw A Lindeman 1444. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Ciudad Bolivar, alt 35 m, 4-25 Nov 1929, Holt A Gehriger 106.

Discussion:

E. pilulifera L., Sp. Pl. 454. 1753. Type. “Habitat in India.”

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America| Suriname South America| Venezuela South America|