Euphorbiales

Euphorbiales

Euphorbiales is the botanical name of an order of flowering plants. Such an order has been recognized by relatively few taxonomists.

In the APG II system (2003) the plants involved are placed in order Malpighiales. A well known system that did recognize such an order was the Cronquist system (1981) which placed the order in subclass Rosidae and used this circumscription:

This usage of family Euphorbiaceae is in the wide sense: since that time the family has been split.

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