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Taxon: Croton tiglium L.

 
Genus: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Crotoneae
Nomen number: 12426
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1004. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: the specific epithet is a noun in apposition and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 23.5)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Kew Bull 26:250. 1971; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons:
  • Vertebrate poisons: fish; mammals (to humans or livestock) mammals (to humans or livestock)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Guizhou Sheng, Hainan Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Arunachal Pradesh] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Sulawesi, Jawa, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatera] Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1972. The Euphorbiaceae of Siam. Kew Bull. 26:250.
  2. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo. Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:94.
  3. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1981. The Euphorbiaceae of Sumatra. Kew Bull. 36:285.
  4. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1982. The Euphorbiaceae of Central Malesia (Celebes, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Is.). Kew Bull. 37:15.
  5. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  6. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography
  7. BernhardSmith, A. 1923. Poisonous plants of all countries, 2nd ed. Note: poisonous
  8. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  11. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  16. Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource).
  17. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Croton tiglium L. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12426. Accessed 20 August 2019.