Croton gibsonianus

Croton gibsonianus Nimmo, Cat. Pl. Bombay 251 1839. (syn: Oxydectes gibsoniana (Nimmo) Kuntze); . India (Maharashtra) as per POWO; . Common name: Gibson’s Croton . Request to add Croton gibsonianus is the eflora website: Sharing photographs of Croton gibsonianus, an interesting tree species for incorporation in the website. This is so far the only endemic tree of northern Western […]

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Croton chakrabartyi

Croton chakrabartyi Dhabak & Nandikar, Journal of Botanical taxonomy and Geobotany, 26 July 2021; . Agumbe Ghat :: Croton FOR VALIDATION :: DVJAN18 : 4 posts by 2 authors. 5 images. Agumbe Ghat (part of Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary) … Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka Date: 28 DEC 2014 … Altitude: about 600 m asl at crest, about 250 m asl […]

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Croton megalocarpus (Kenya)

Croton megalocarpus Hutch., Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 760 1912. (syn: Croton elliotianus Pax [Illegitimate]); . S. Somalia to S. Tropical Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre as per POWO; . Tree For ID : Kenya : 24OCT16 : AK-29 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Seen in the first week of July. No flowers, only fruits. Croton megalocarpus Hutch. ! … […]

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Croton dichogamus or Croton dichogamus (Kenya) ?

Croton dichogamus Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 78 1909. ?; . Ethiopia to Mozambique: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda as per POWO; . Shrubs For ID : Kenya : 14OCT16 : AK-20 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5) Seen in Kenya in the Mara Triangle, Masai Mara near the banks of River Mara. Seems to Croton persimilis Can […]

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Croton joufra

Croton joufra Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 685 1832. (syn: Croton persimilis var. glabratus Müll.Arg.; Oxydectes joufra (Roxb.) Kuntze); Bhutan to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China as per WCSP; Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China South-Central; East Himalaya; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life; Trees, 3-13 m tall; bark white or greyish-white, indumentum with stellate […]

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Croton argyratus

Croton argyratus Blume, Bijdr. 602 1826. (Syn: Croton argyratus var. brevipes Müll.Arg.; Croton argyratus var. gracilis Müll.Arg.; Croton argyratus var. hypoleucus Müll.Arg.; Croton avellaneus Croizat; Croton bicolor Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Croton budopensis Gagnep.; Croton maieuticus Gagnep.; Croton pilargyros Croizat; Croton tawaoensis Croizat; Croton zollingeri Miq.; Oxydectes argyrata (Blume) Kuntze; Oxydectes bicolor (Roxb.) Kuntze); Indo-China to Malesia […]

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Croton sublyratus

Croton sublyratus Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42(2): 243 1873. (syn: Oxydectes sublyrata (Kurz) Kuntze); Andaman Is., Myanmar as per WCSP;   Croton sublyratus Kurz (Euphorbiaceae) from South Andaman Island : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) Common deciduous trees in inland forests, up to 5 m high on clayey […]

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Croton klotzschianus

Croton klotzschianus (Wight) Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 276 1861. (syn: Croton argutus B.Heyne ex Wall. [Invalid]; Croton thwaitesianus Müll.Arg.; Oxydectes klotzschianus (Wight) Kuntze; Oxydectes thwaitesiana (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze; Tiglium klotzschianum Wight);   Submission of Croton klotzschianus : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) Croton klotzschianus Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 276. 1861. Ver.names: Klotzsch’s Croton (Eng.); Naragonji […]

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Croton scabiosus

Croton scabiosus Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India 283 1872. (syn: Oxydectes scabiosa (Bedd.) Kuntze);   Submission of Croton scabiosus : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) Croton scabiosus Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India: 283. 1872. Ver.names: Silver leaved croton (Eng.); Chilla, verrichilla (Tel.). Description: Deciduous trees 3-5m tall; bark rough, deeply fissured, blackish-brown, young branches tomentose. […]

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Croton zeylanicus

Croton zeylanicus Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 107 1865. (Syn: Croton hypoleucus Dalzell [Illegitimate]; Oxydectes zeylanica (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze);   KROH-tun — Greek: kroton (tick) due to the seed’s similarity in shape … Dave’s Botanaryzey-LAN-ee-kus — of or from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: Ceylon croton • Malayalam: പൊരിവട്ട porivatta • Marathi: पांढरी pandhari […]

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Croton malabaricus

Croton malabaricus Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India 204 1873. (syn; Oxydectes malabarica (Bedd.) Kuntze); Habit- Trees up to 18 m tall. Branches and Branchlets- Branchlets terete, stellate scaly. Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; stipules linear, caducous; petiole 3-11 cm long, terete, stellate scaly; lamina 7.5-15.5 x 3.8-10.5 cm, broadly-elliptic to ovate, apex acuminate, base retuse, […]

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Croton lobatus

Croton lobatus L., Sp. Pl. 1005 1753. as per Flora of India Vol. 23 (2012);    Plant ID from Bangladesh SM147 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2). Habit:Herb Habitat: Wild Location: Bandarban It is in all probability, Croton lobatus, already recorded for Bangladesh.      References: Flora of India Vol. 23 (2012) The […]

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Croton glandulosus var. hirtus (Introduced)

Croton glandulosus var. hirtus (L’Hér.) Müll.Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 684 1866. (syn: Brachystachys hirta (L’Hér.) Klotzsch; Croton aberrans Müll.Arg.; Croton glandulosus subsp. hirtus (L’Hér.) Croizat; Croton glandulosus var. martii Müll.Arg.; Croton glandulosus var. subincanus Müll.Arg.; Croton guaraniticus Chodat & Hassl. ….; Croton hirtus L’Hér.; Oxydectes aberrans (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze; Oxydectes glandulosa var. hirta (L’Hér.) Kuntze; Podostachys hirta (L’Hér.) […]

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Croton persimilis ?

Croton persimilis ?;           Croton oblongifolius Roxb (?) from Kamrup district, Assam :  6 images. 9 posts by 7 authors. This species had huge nomenclatural dispute from the era of Roxburgh! Basically this species is Croton persimilis Muell. Arg. Croton oblongifolius Roxb. (Fl. Ind. ed. Carey, 3: 685. 1832) is an […]

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Croton persimilis

Croton persimilis Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 116 1865. (syn: Croton boragatch Roxb. ex Wall. [Invalid]; Croton elaeocarpifolius Wall. [Invalid]; Croton oblongifolius Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Croton roxburghii N.P.Balakr. [Illegitimate]; Croton virbalae M.R.Almeida; Oxydectes oblongifolia Kuntze);    Malayalam Somaraaji, Koteputol, Thomarayam, Pongalam   Small trees; bark grey or brownish; young shoots covered with minute orbicular silvery scales. Leaves simple, alternate, […]

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Croton aromaticus

Croton aromaticus L., Sp. Pl. 1005. 1753; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 388. 1887; Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr. in Bull. Bot. Surv. India 26: 200. 1984. C. laccifer L., Sp. Pl. 1005. 1753 (as ‘lacciferum’); Gamble, Fl. Madras 2(7): 1315. 1925 (repr. ed. 2: 920. 1957) as per efi thread; . Shrubs, branchlets stellate, brown tomentose. […]

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Croton tiglium ?

Croton tiglium ?;       Croton Tree? : 2 posts by 2 authors. Whilst reading “Kublai Khan” I came across something interesting that the author, John Man wrote about the Croton Tree which grows in Indian and Indonesia. He writes that ‘..the oil of its seeds blisters the skin and, if swallowed, inflames the stomach […]

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Croton tiglium

Croton tiglium L., Sp. Pl. 1004 1753. (Syn: Croton acutus Thunb.; Croton birmanicus Müll.Arg.; Croton camaza Perr.; Croton himalaicus D.G.Long; Croton jamalgota Buch.-Ham.; Croton muricatus Blanco [Illegitimate]; Croton officinalis (Klotzsch) Alston; Croton pavana Buch.-Ham.; Halecus verus Raf.; Kurkas tiglium (L.) Raf.; Oxydectes birmanica (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze; Oxydectes blancoana Kuntze; Oxydectes pavana (Buch.-Ham.) Kuntze; Oxydectes tiglium (L.) […]

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Croton species

Croton species/ hybrid; . at MIDC resort, Matheran– Aug’09?; Is it Croton bonplandianus – indiantreepix | Google Groups . Request Tree ID 130 – Lalbagh, Bangalore – RA: Perhaps, a kind of Elaeocarpus. Euphorbiaceae, its very likely to be some species of Croton Yes I agree with … that this could be a species of Croton. […]

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Croton caudatus

Croton caudatus Geiseler, Croton. Monogr. 73 1807. (Syn: Croton aromaticus Gaertn. [Illegitimate]; Croton caudatus var. denticulatus Müll.Arg.; Croton caudatus var. harmandii Gagnep.; Croton caudatus var. klotzschianus Müll.Arg.; Croton caudatus var. malaccanus Hook.f.; Croton caudatus var. oblongifolius Müll.Arg.; Croton caudatus var. obovoideus N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab.; Croton denticulatus Blume [Illegitimate]; Croton drupaceus Roxb.; Croton malvifolius Griff. [Illegitimate]; […]

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