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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 0 - 200 m.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    [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 - 200 m.; Llanura del Caribe, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Uruguay

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Texas

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton argenteus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1940 Matuda, E. [3846], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294269
    Jan 1, 1939 Matuda, E. [2713], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294270
    Ratter, J.A. [4010], Brazil Julocroton argenteus K001210239
    Pringle, C.G. [s.n.], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294275
    Rovirosa, J.N. [812], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294273
    Bernoulli [2425], Guatemala Julocroton argenteus K001294274
    Bernoulli [2490], Guatemala Julocroton argenteus K001294272
    Baker, C.F. [2055], Nicaragua Julocroton argenteus K001294271
    Anderson, B. [1877], Colombia Julocroton argenteus K000716300
    Daly, D.C. [D546], Brazil Julocroton argenteus K001210241
    Nascimento, M.S.B. [418], Brazil Julocroton argenteus K001210240
    Berlandier, J.L. [862], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294279
    Berlandier, J.L. [2282], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294278
    Runyon, R. [226], USA Julocroton argenteus K001294277
    Palmer, E. [103], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294268
    Palmer, E. [49], Mexico Julocroton argenteus K001294276
    Hassler, E. [7900], Paraguay Julocroton montevidensis var. elata K000601155
    Hassler, E. [7266], Paraguay Julocroton integer f. parvifolia K000601127
    Hassler, E. [300], Paraguay Julocroton integer K000601128 isotype
    Hassler, E. [5781], Paraguay Julocroton montevidensis var. linearifolius K000601154 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

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

    Accepted by

    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666.
    • 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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0