Croton

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Contains 12 accepted taxa overall.

Family:EUPHORBIACEAE
Common Name:CROTON
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Classification

FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE
Genus Croton

Citation

Citation CROTON Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1004. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Croton tiglium Linnaeus Lectotypified by Small, in Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 454. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Croton argyranthemus SILVER CROTON;HEALING CROTON
Croton capitatus WOOLLY CROTON; HOGWORT
Croton elliottii ELLIOTT'S CROTON
Croton glandulosus var. floridanus VENTE CONMIGO
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis VENTE CONMIGO
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Angelandra Angelandra Endlicher, Gen. Pl., Suppl. 5: 91. 1850, non Endlicher 1843. TYPE: Croton ellipticus Nuttall 1818, non Geiseler 1807. Substitute name for Engelmannia Klotzsch 1841, non A. Gray ex Nuttall 1840.
Anisophyllum Anisophyllum Boivin ex Baillon, Etude Euphorb. 376. 1858, non Jacquin 1763, nec Haworth 1812. TYPE: Non designatus.
Astrogyne Astrogyne Bentham, Pl. Hartw. 14. 1839. TYPE: Astrogyne crotonoides Bentham, nom. illegit. (Croton gracilis Kunth)
Barhamia Barhamia Klotzsch, in Seemann, Bot. Voy. Herald 104. 1853. TYPE: Barhamia panamensis Klotzsch Lectotypified by L. C. Wheeler, Taxon 24: 534. 1975.
Brachystachys Brachystachys Klotzsch, in Bentham, London J. Bot. 2: 47. 1843. TYPE: Brachystachys hirta (L'Heritier de Brutelle) Klotzsch (Croton hirtus L'Heritier de Brutelle)
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