1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton eluteria (L.) W.Wright

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bahamas, W. Cuba, Hispaniola.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

    Recorded in error in:

    Jamaica

    Croton eluteria (L.) W.Wright appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wright, C. [1971], Cuba K000185948 Unknown type material

    First published in London Med. J. 8: 249 (1787)

    Accepted by

    • 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. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Typification notes for Croton (Euphorbiaceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 15: 73-84.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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