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Taxonomy ID: 3977 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid3977)
Scientific name: Euphorbiaceae
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: family
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: spurge family
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; rosids; fabids; Malpighiales
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 651,468 -
Nucleotide EST 354,923 -
Nucleotide GSS 79,445 -
Protein 278,758 -
Structure 126 -
Genome 6 -
Popset 783 523
GEO Datasets 745 -
UniGene 9,667 -
PubMed Central 32,746 2,609
Gene 139,703 -
SRA Experiments 4,635 16
Protein Clusters 14,629 -
Identical Protein Groups 193,104 -
Bio Project 246 1
Bio Sample 5,485 18
Bio Systems 535 -
Assembly 14 -
Clone DB 41,842 -
Probe 3,524 -
PubChem BioAssay 72 -
Taxonomy 3,210 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneAPG IV (2016)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification of the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 1-20. DOI:

Nota BeneAPG III (2009)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2009. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161(2): 105-121. The APG III system incorporates molecular data and phylogenetic methods and represents the most up-to-date classification of flowering plants.

APG II (2003)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2003. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG II. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 141: 399-436.

Nota BeneStevens PF: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website
Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 12, July 2012 [and more or less continuously updated since].

Nota BeneFlora of China - Euphorbiaceae
Bingtao Li, Huaxing Qiu, Jin-shuang Ma, Hua Zhu, Michael G. Gilbert, Hans-Joachim (Hajo) Esser, Stefan Dressler, Petra Hoffmann, Lynn J. Gillespie, Maria Vorontsova & Gordon D. McPherson. 2008. Euphorbiaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. Flora of China. Vol. 11 (Oxalidaceae through Aceraceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online at Flora of China:

Nota BeneFNA - Euphorbiaceae
Levin GA and Gillespie LJ. 2016. Euphorbiaceae Jussieu. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 12: Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Reference to PubMed documentXi Z et al. 2012
Xi Z, Ruhfel BR, Schaefer H, Amorim AM, Sugumaran M, Wurdack KJ, Endress PK, Matthews M, Stevens PF, Mathews S, Davis CC III. 2012. Phylogenomics and a posteriori data partitioning resolve the Cretaceous angiosperm radiation in Malpighiales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 17519- 17524. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1205818109

Nota BeneHaston E et al. 2007
Haston E, Richardson JE, Stevens PF, Chase, MW and Harris DJ. 2007. A linear sequence of Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II families. Taxon 56 (1): 7-12.

Nota BeneChase et al. 2002
Chase, MW, Zmarzty, S, Lledo, MD, Wurdack, KJ, Swensen, SM, Fay, MF. 2002. When in doubt, put it in the Flacourtiaceae: a molecular phylogenetic analysis based on plastid rbcL DNA sequence. Kew Bulletin 57(1): 141-181.

Webster 1994
Subfamilial classification of the Euphorbiaceae sensu lato follows Webster, G. W. 1994. Classification of the Euphorbiaceae. Ann Mo Bot Gard 81(1): 1-144.

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