Croton gratissimus

Croton gratissimus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Crotonoideae
Tribus: Crotoneae
Genus: Croton
Species: Croton gratissimus
Varieties: C. g. var. gratissimus – C. g. var. subgratissimus

NameEdit

Croton gratissimus Burch., 1824

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Oxydectes gratissima (Burch.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 611 (1891).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina; Cameroon; Cape Provinces; Caprivi Strip; Chad; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Ivory Coast; Kenya; KwaZulu-Natal; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Northern Provinces; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Sudan; Uganda; Zambia; Zare; Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular namesEdit

Afrikaans: Laventelbos, Laventelkoorsbessie, Harige laventelkoorsbessie, Bergboegoe, Korannaboegoe, Kalahariboegoe, Booghout, Boeghout, Rekstokbos, Makwassi, Maquassiboom
English: Lavender croton, Lavender fever-berry, Hairy lavender croton
Sesotho sa Leboa: Mologa, Mookgwasane, Moologa
Sesotho: Ihobeshane, Uhubeshane
Setswana: Moologa
Tshivenda: Mufhorola, Muthatha-khubi
isiZulu: iLabele, inKubathi, isiKhumampuphu, uHubeshane, uMahlabakufeni, uMahlabekufeni
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