Croton, Linnaeus (1753:, 1004

Caruzo, Maria Beatriz Rossi & Cordeiro, Inês, 2013, Taxonomic revision of Croton section Cleodora (Euphorbiaceae), Phytotaxa 121 (1), pp. 1-41: 20

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

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scientific name

Croton
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Croton   subsection Spruceani Caruzo (2011: 204)   . Type:— Croton spruceanus Bentham (1854: 375)   .

Pistillate flowers sepals with imbricate aestivation, usually united at least half of their length, not fleshy; disk entire. Fruits subglobose, usually trigonal.

Species of Croton   subsection Spruceani   occur somewhat disjunctly in moist habitats of central and northwestern South America, Central America up to central Mexico, and then in semideciduous forests of eastern Bolivia, central Peru and 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: )
Bentham, G. 1854: )
2011