Euphorbia cotinifolia subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh., Harvard Pap. Bot. 7: 3 (2002). (Syn: Euphorbia cotinoides Miq., Linnaea 21: 473 (1848). ; Alectoroctonum cotinoides (Miq.) Klotzsch & Garcke, Monatsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1859: 248 (1859). ; Alectoroctonum scotanum Schltdl., Linnaea 19: 252 (1846). ; Alectoroctonum yavalquahuitl Schltdl., Linnaea 19: 252 (1846). ; Euphorbia scotanum Schltdl., Linnaea 19: 250 (1846). ; Euphorbia venenata Schltdl., Linnaea 19: 250 (1846), pro syn.; Alectoroctonum caracasanum Klotzsch & Garcke, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1859: 40 (1860). ; Alectoroctonum riedelianum Klotzsch & Garcke, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1859: 41 (1860). ; Alectoroctonum willdenowii Klotzsch & Garcke, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1859: 41 (1860). ; Euphorbia caracasana (Klotzsch & Garcke) Boiss. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 60 (1862). ; Euphorbia cotinoides var. verrucosa Boiss. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 60 (1862). ; Euphorbia scotanum var. yavalquahuitl Boiss. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 60 (1862). ; Euphorbia cotinoides var. riedeliana (Klotzsch & Garcke) Müll.Arg. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 11(2): 669 (1874). ; Aklema scotanum (Schltdl.) Millsp., Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 417 (1916). ; Aklema yavalquahuitl (Schltdl.) Millsp., Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 417 (1916). );
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Native of Mexico and South America; widely grown as ornamental elsewhere.  
 
 
Euphorbia cotinifolia is a popular ornamental shrub much valued for its foliage in Pantnagar.


It is Euphorbia cotinifolia ssp. cotinoides.


Thanks … Perhaps it will help to know differences between subsp. cotinifolia and subsp. cotinoides.


 

 

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Attached are pictures of Euphorbia cotonifolia from Mumbai in October 2012.


Good to see it in flowering. I saw one flowering tree in Jim Corbett recently


Euphorbia cotinifolia L. ssp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.   


 

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Euphorbia cotinifolia L.
Native of Mexico and South America; widely grown as ornamental elsewhere.
in garden, Vaghbil, Thane on 13 JAN 07 


Waw. 


Euphorbia cotinifolia L.ssp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh. in Harvard Papers Bot. 7: 3. 2002; Binojk. & N.P.Balakr., Genus Euphorbia in India 98, f. 1. 2010. E. cotinoides Miq. in Linnaea 21: 473. 1848 et Stirp. Surinam. Select. 96. 1850; Binojk.& N.P.Balakr. in J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 15: 463. 1991.


 

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EUPHORBIACEAE FORTNIGHT:: Euphorbia cotinifolia from Panipat NS-20 :  Attachments (3). 3 posts by 2 authors.
This ornamental Euphorbia was shot from Panipat…
Please let me know if this is again the same 
Euphorbia cotinifolia ssp. cotinoides or otherwise..
Sorry for poor quality of pictures.. 


This garden plant belongs to Euphorbia cotinifolia L. subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.  (Syn.: E. cotinoides Miq.);
Common name : Caribbean copper plant or Red spurge),
native of Amazon region of South America, now cultivated in several gardens in India.


 

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EUPHORBIACEAE FORTNIGHT:: Euphorbia cotinifolia from Panipat NS-17 :  Attachments (6).  3 posts by 2 authors.

This beautiful ornamental with purple foliage was caught in flowering from a nursery in Panipat …
Wanted to share as well as validate if this is..
Euphorbia cotinifolia ssp. cotinoides


Yes. This garden plant belongs to Euphorbia cotinifolia L. subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh. (Syn.: E. cotinoides Miq.);

Common name : Caribbean copper plant or Red spurge),
native of Amazon region of South America, now cultivated in several gardens in India.


 

 

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Euphorbia cotinifolia ssp cotiniodes.
Garden species in India

Yes, it is Euphorbia cotinifolia L. subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.


 

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Euphorbia cotinifolia seen at Nagpur.
Common name: Caribbean Copper Plant


Yes, this is Euphorbia cotinifolia L. subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.


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Good Morning with Euphorbia : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 2 authors.

This should be Euphorbia cotinifolia L. as per KEY in –
(on 07/May/2013 @ Barijahati, Hooghly)


Yes it is.


Thank you Sir for confirming.

There was a monitor lizard at that place, a short video-clip of the same – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKVx8trNNFo!


This is Euphorbia cotinifolia subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.


 

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Euphorbia cotinifolia : Attachments (2). 6 posts by 6 authors.

Euphorbia cotinifolia
A commonly found garden plant.
Flowers less commonly seen though.
Observed in a garden in Pune


nice catch … not a very common garden plant in Bengal !


Have seen lot in vegetative condition, for the first time in flowering.


Yes, it is Euphorbia cotinifolia subsp. cotinoides (Miq.) Christenh.


 

It is my pleasure to share few images of Euphorbia cotonifolia (Euphorbiaceae 

Habit: Copper coloured shrub 

Habitat: Cultivated 

Sighting: Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1000 msl 

Date: 02-06-2015 and 16-11-2015 


Wonderful photography. Just one addition, this American plant belongs to subsp. cotinoides.


Thanks … reg. the classification that I was not aware of.


 

 
 

References:

WCSP  The Plant List (Not as per derived record)

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