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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton nitens Sw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Mexico to Caribbean.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 100 m.; Islas Caribeñas.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cayman Is., Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico Southeast, Southwest Caribbean

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton nitens Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1977 Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [275], Irian Jaya Croton prunifolius K000959238

    Bibliography

    First published in Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 100 (1788)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • van Ee, B.W. & Berry, P.E. (2009). A phylogenetic and taxonomic review of Croton (Euphorbiaceae s.s.) on Jamaica including the description of Croton jamaicensis, a new species of section Eluteria Systematic Botany 34: 129-140.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.

    Not accepted by

    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. [Cited as Croton glabellus.]
    • 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. [Cited as Croton glabellus.]
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Croton glabellus.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • van Ee, B.W. & Berry, P.E. (2009). A phylogenetic and taxonomic review of Croton (Euphorbiaceae s.s.) on Jamaica including the description of Croton jamaicensis, a new species of section Eluteria Systematic Botany 34: 129-140.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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