1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton tiglium L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Japan

    Croton tiglium L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2013 I Made Maduarta (Pung) [IMM 179], Lesser Sunda Is. K000734547
    Wallich [7722], India K000246851 Unknown type material
    Wallich [7722], India K000246909 Unknown type material
    Wallich [7722], India K000246850 Unknown type material
    McClelland, J. [s.n.], Burma Croton birmanicus K000246839 Unknown type material

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1004 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Berry, P.E., Kainulainen, K. & van Ee, B.W. (2017). A nomenclator of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) in Madagascar, the Comoros archipelago, and the Mascarene islands PhytoKeys 90: 1-87.
    • Pasha, M.K., Chakrabarthy, T. & Balakrishnan, N.P. (2013). A taxonomic revision of Croton L. (Euphorbiaceae) in Bangladesh Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 37: 379-389.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • van Ee, B.W. (2011). The contribution of Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in the taxonomy of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) and associated genera Willdenowia 41: 15-33.
    • van Ee, B. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Typification notes for Croton (Euphorbiaceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 15: 73-84.
    • Balakrishnan, N.P. & Chakrabarty, T. (2007). The family Euphorbiaceae in India. A synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography: 1-500. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
    • Khan, B. & Khan, M.S. (2002). Taxonomic and distributional notes on the species Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(1): 77-80.
    • 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
    • Balakrishnan, N.P. & Chakrabarty, T. (2007). The family Euphorbiaceae in India. A synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography: 1-500. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
    • Chayamarit, K. & Van Welzen, P.C. (2005). Euphorbiaceae (Genera A-F) Flora of Thailand 8(1): 1-303. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Khan, B. & Khan, M.S. (2002). Taxonomic and distributional notes on the species Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(1): 77-80.
    • Fosberg, F.R. (1957). The Maldive islands, Indian Ocean Atoll Research Bulletin 58: 1-37.

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    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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    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