African Plant Database

Croton menyharthii Pax
Information on the genus : Croton
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Croton kwebensis N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub or tree 1-5 m tall, monoecious or sometimes dioecious.
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Ecology : Deciduous or semi-evergreen bushland and thicket; Acacia-Commiphora woodland; sand, silt or red soil over limestone; dense riverine thickets and evergreen forest; sandy banks of seasonal watercourses; wooded rocky outcrops; etc...
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Tree, Shrub - Ht 0.5 - 4 m. Alt: 30 - 1000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 209
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carte afrique num 107162
Record n°107162
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