Croton morifolius Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 4: 535 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to N. Venezuela. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Martínez-Gordillo, M., Fernández Casas, F.J., Jiménez-Ramírez, J., Ginez-Vázquez, L.D. & Vega-Flores, K. (2014). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 111: 1-84. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [13192] Mexico K000476611 Yes
Jan 1, 1995 Grayum, M.; Hammel, B.; González, J. [10736] Costa Rica K001501550 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [6879] Mexico K000476610 Yes
n/a K001501540 Yes
n/a K001501541 Yes
n/a K001501542 Yes
n/a K001501543 Yes
n/a K001501544 Yes
n/a K001501545 Yes
n/a K001501546 Yes
n/a K001501547 Yes
Costa Rica K001501548 Yes
Costa Rica K001501549 Yes
Jan 1, 2012 Tenorio, G.C. [3788] Mexico Croton sphaerocarpus K001501551 Yes
n/a Croton sphaerocarpus K001501552 Yes
n/a Croton sphaerocarpus K001501553 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0