African Plant Database

Croton dichogamus Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 78 (1909)
Information on the genus : Croton
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious pyramidal or sometimes straggling shrub or tree to 7,5 m tall or more, but usually 2-5 m, with symmetrical, frequent branching.
Ecology : Dry forest, bushland and thicket, on rocky ground, lava, limestone and porous soils; open Acacia woodland; sometimes forming dense stands; probably a good indicator of overgrazing; 550-1800(-2250) 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: 209
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 278 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107176
Record n°107176
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