African Plant Database

Croton leuconeurus Pax
Information on the genus : Croton
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Croton leuconeurus Pax subsp. leuconeurus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Croton barotsensis Gibbs (1906)
=Croton seineri Pax (1909)
=Croton kamerunicus Pax & K. Hoffm. (1910)
=Croton mearnsi De Wild. (1926)
Taxon infra-specific
Croton leuconeurus subsp. mossambicensis Radcl.-Sm.
Croton leuconeurus Pax subsp. leuconeurus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious or monoecious tree 4-9(-15) m tall, often several-stemmed; bole clean, to 30 cm Ø; branches drooping.
Ecology : Riverine forest; fringing thicket; evergreen forest; often overhanging the water; sandy banks; swampy margins of rivers; 880-1650 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.: leuconeurus (syn.: C. kamerunicus Pax & K. Hoffm.; C. mearnsii De Wild.); mossambicensis Radcl.-Sm.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 174100
Record n°174100
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