African Plant Database


Croton megalocarpoides Friis & M. G. Gilbert
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 4(3): 328 (1984)
Information on the genus : Croton
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 8 m tall.
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Ecology : Semi-evergreen coastal bushland or forest; further inland in mixed semi-evergreen bushland in depressions, in river valley; often where extra water collects at base of "bur" (large isolated inselberg of granite, gneiss or dorite in S Somalia) etc..

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 The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 107194
 
Record n°107194
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