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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton linearis Jacq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Florida (incl. Key West), Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Haiti, Jamaica, Turks-Caicos Is.

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton linearis Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hamilton, M.A. et al. [671], Turks and Caicos Is. K000297792
    Jaeger [205] Croton jaegerianus K000185965 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 32 (1760)

    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.

    Not 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. [Cited as Croton cascarilla.]
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Croton cascarilla.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • van Ee, B. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Typification notes for Croton (Euphorbiaceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 15: 73-84.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

    Sources

    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