Monographs Details: Euphorbia brasiliensis Lam.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - West Indies, Guianas, east coast of South America. FRENCH GUIANA. Vicinity of Cayenne, dry sunny ground among tall grass, 15 May-23 Jun 1921, Broadway 198, 556. BRITISH GUIANA. Quinatta, Rupununi River, May 1890, Jenman 6181; sand creek, Rupununi River, Sep 1948, W. B. 74. SURINAME. Schinemuts s.n.; near Paramaribo, plant La Liberte, 14 Aug 1913, Goeprata 185; ad ripas fluv. Marowijne, near light house of Galibi, open sand, 5 Nov 1948, Lanjouw & Lindemein 1032; Tibiti savanna, burnt savanna near Km 0.4-0.6, first line, 6 Jan 1949, Lanjouw & Lindeman 1635. VENEZUELA.Bolivar: upland savanna with Curatella, 5 km W of Upata, alt 500 m, 31 Jul 1944, Steyermark 57532.

Discussion:

E. hyssopifolia L., Syst. ed. 10. 19. 1759; Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 651. 1763.

E. klutzschiana Miq., Stirp. Surin. 95, t. 28. 1851.

Type. “M. Commerson a trouve cetta plante dans le Bresil” (Lamarck).

Type. “M. Commerson a trouve cetta plante dans le Bresil” (Lamarck).

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