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