African Plant Database


Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 2: 338 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Croton
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-15 m tall, very elegant with trunk 15-30-45 cm Ø; branches patent, branchlets drooping.
Ecology : Savannas; disturbed forests; "nkunku" (Bas-Congo); rather dry sandy hilly places; outskirts of forests; frequently planted as a shade tree.
  Not in Central African Rep. (= C. mayumbensis).

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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 107197
 
Record n°107197
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