Croton, Linnaeus (1753:, 1004

Caruzo, Maria Beatriz Rossi & Cordeiro, Inês, 2013, Taxonomic revision of Croton section Cleodora (Euphorbiaceae), Phytotaxa 121 (1), pp. 1-41 : 4

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https://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.121.1.1

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scientific name

Croton
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Croton subsection Sphaerogyni Caruzo (2011: 204) . Type:— Croton sphaerogynus Baillon (1864: 326) .

Pistillate flowers sepals with quincuncial aestivation, free or united only at the base, usually fleshy at the base; disk usually segmented. Fruits globose or ellipsoid.

Species of Croton subsection Sphaerogyni occur in eastern Brazil, except for C. cajucara , an Amazonian species found in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela. Members of this subsection typically occupy moist forests, except for C. heterocalyx Baillon (1864: 324) , which occurs in seasonally dry forests and in moist forests in seashore plains (“restinga” forests) in eastern Brazil ( Caruzo et al. 2011).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Loc

Croton

Caruzo, Maria Beatriz Rossi & Cordeiro, Inês 2013
2013
Loc

Croton

Caruzo, M. B. R. & Van Ee, B. W. & Cordeiro I. & Berry P. E. & Riina, R. 2011: )
Baillon, H. 1864: )
2011