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Taxon: Croton megalocarpus Hutch.

 
Genus: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Crotoneae
Nomen number: 12418
Place of publication: W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. trop. Afr. 6(1):760. 1912
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-May-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber); wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (n.), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire (n.e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia


References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  3. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Croton megalocarpus Hutch. :

  • 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?id=12418. Accessed 12 December 2018.