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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton leonensis Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sierra Leone.

    [FWTA]

    Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A shrub, 5–6 ft. high
    Branches
    Branchlets sulcate when young.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Sierra Leone

    Other Data

    Croton leonensis Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Deighton, F.C. [1086], Sierra Leone K000347400
    Scott Elliot, G.F. [5716], Sierra Leone K000347401 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 1050 (1913)

    Accepted by

    • 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

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 1050 (1913).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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