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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton draco Schltdl. & Cham.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton draco Schltdl. & Cham. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [3696], San Luis Potosí K000476622
    Sep 1, 1996 Chavarria, M.M. [882], Costa Rica K000716353
    Linden, J. [13[5]1], Mexico K000186011 Unknown type material
    Galeotti, H.G. [3775], Mexico K000186012 Unknown type material
    [Linden] [1123], Mexico K000186010 Unknown type material
    Sanders, A.C. [11047], Jalisco K000716352
    Mexia, Y. [9176], Mexico Croton panamensis K000478127
    Seemann [1234], Panama Croton panamensis K000574023
    Seemann [1656], Panama Croton panamensis K000574022
    Seemann [1650], Panama Croton panamensis K000574021

    Bibliography

    First published in Linnaea 6: 360 (1831)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • 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.
    • van Ee, B.W. (2011). The contribution of Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in the taxonomy of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) and associated genera Willdenowia 41: 15-33.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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

    • 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.

    Sources

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0