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Taxon: Croton eluteria (L.) W. Wright

 
Genus: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Crotoneae
Nomen number: 12406
Place of publication: London Med. J. 8:249. 1787 (O. Swartz, Prodr. 100. 1788)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (for liquors)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (inferior substitute of quinine fide Use Pl WT Afr; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam) 414.
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:46.
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 1989. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2) 150.
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  10. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  14. Rizk, A. M. 1987. The chemical constituents and economic plants of the Euphorbiaceae Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 94:313.
  15. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  16. van Ee, B. W. & P. E. Berry 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 Syst. Bot. 34:138.
  17. Webster, G. L. 1993. A provisional synopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae) (Taxon) 42:805.

Check other web resources for Croton eluteria (L.) W. Wright :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?12406. Accessed 12 November 2018.