African Plant Database


Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Delile
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Voy. Abyssinie 3: 158 (1847)
Information on the genus : Croton
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Croton macrostachyus var. mollissimum Chiov.
=Croton butaguensis De Wild. (1921)
=Croton guerzesiensis Beille ex A. Chev. (1914)
=Croton claessensii Vermoesen ex De Wild. (1925)
=Croton megalobotryoides De Wild. (1921)
=Croton seretii Vermoesen ex De Wild. (1925)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious or dioecious tree 2-30 m tall (2-10 m in savanna, 10-28 m in forest) with bole 10-80 cm Ø and 1,8 m in girth.
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Ecology : Albizia-Macaranga forest; Podocarpus latifolius forest; savanna, fallows; forest; gallery; swamp edge; secondary formation near forests; termitaria; edges of roads; mostly in soils of volcanic origin (Ethiopia); etc...
  Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 107192
 
Record n°107192
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