African Plant Database


Croton scheffleri Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 78 (1909)
Information on the genus : Croton
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious or sometimes dioecious virgately-branched shrub or tree to 12 m tall, although most commonly 3-6 m.
Ecology : Bushland and thicket, generally in rocky places, on lava, poor soils; riverine thicket; dry deciduous woodland with Sterculia, Adansonia, Commiphora, Combretum; 550-2300 m alt.

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: 210
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 107165
 
Record n°107165
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