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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America, Brazil to Paraguay.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gardner [1400], Brazil K000186129 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 83 (1817)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Sodré, R.C., da Silva, M.J. & de Sales, M.F. (2014). Croton L. (Euphorbiaceae) no Parque estadual da Serra Dourada, Goiás, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 65: 221-234.
    • Santos Silva, J., Ferreira de Sales, M. & Carneiro-Torres, D.S. (2009). O Gênero Croton (Euphorbiaceae) na microrregião do Valle do Ipanema, Pernambuco, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 879-901.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Sodré, R.C., da Silva, M.J. & de Sales, M.F. (2014). Croton L. (Euphorbiaceae) no Parque estadual da Serra Dourada, Goiás, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 65: 221-234.
    • Santos Silva, J., Ferreira de Sales, M. & Carneiro-Torres, D.S. (2009). O Gênero Croton (Euphorbiaceae) na microrregião do Valle do Ipanema, Pernambuco, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 879-901.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0