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Cnidoscolus quercifolius

Cnidoscolus quercifolius (syn. C. phyllacanthus; common names in Portuguese: favela, faveleira, faveleiro, and mandioca-brava)[1] is a species of flowering plant. It is endemic to Brazil. Its distributional range includes Bahia, Pernambuco, Piaui and São Paulo.

Cnidoscolus quercifolius
Cnidoscolus phyllacanthus flowers.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Cnidoscolus
Species: C. quercifolius
Binomial name
Cnidoscolus quercifolius

Cnidoscolus phyllacanthus


  1. ^ "Cnidoscolus quercifolius". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 21 January 2018.

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