African Plant Database

Croton somalensis Vatke ex Pax
Information on the genus : Croton
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Croton cliffordii Hutch. & E. A. Bruce (1941)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious or sometimes dioecious shrub 1-2,5 m tall; twigs ±straight and diverging at wide angles.
Ecology : Lava ridges, limestone slopes in Acacia, Commiphora deciduous bushland; (400-)1200 m alt.
  Rather variable in leaf-shape.

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: 210
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 107206
Record n°107206
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