African Plant Database


Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Croton
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Croton elliotianus Engl. ex Pax
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (10-)20-35 m tall with clean bole to (5-)10-20 m height, and (12-)40-100 cm Ø; monoecious or dioecious.
Ecology : Evergreen forest; riverine gully forest; Brachystegia woodland; sometimes on old lava flows; more rarely in mixed rain-forest; (35-)1500-2400 m alt.
  Not in Somalia (= C.megalocarpoides ).

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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 107195
 
Record n°107195
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