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Tetracoccus (plant)

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Tetracoccus is a plant genus under the family Picrodendraceae. Shrubby-spurge is a common name for plants in this genus. They are dioecious, often hairy shrubs.[2]

It was first described in 1885 by Charles Christopher Parry.[3][4] Its name means, from Greek "four seed" (tetra meaning "four" and kokkos, "kernel, grain").

Distribution

The genus is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, with species in desert or chaparral habitats.[1][5][6][7][8]

Species

Species include:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "Tetracoccus in Flora of North America @ efloras.org". www.efloras.org. Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  3. ^ Parry, Charles Christopher. 1885. West American Scientist 1(3): 13–14
  4. ^ Tropicos
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps
  6. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  7. ^ Martínez Gordillo, M., J. J. Ramírez, R. C. Durán, E. J. Arriaga, R. García, A. Cervantes & R. M. Hernández. 2002. Los géneros de la familia Euphorbiaceae en México. Anales del Instituto de Biología de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Botánica 73(2): 155–281.
  8. ^ USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Tetracoccus". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
  9. ^ Tropicos.org: Tetracoccus capensis

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Tetracoccus (plant): Brief Summary

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Tetracoccus is a plant genus under the family Picrodendraceae. Shrubby-spurge is a common name for plants in this genus. They are dioecious, often hairy shrubs.

It was first described in 1885 by Charles Christopher Parry. Its name means, from Greek "four seed" (tetra meaning "four" and kokkos, "kernel, grain").

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