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Taxon: Croton lechleri Müll. Arg.

 
Genus: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Crotoneae
Nomen number: 411368
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2):545. 1866
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Jul-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of crofelemer & taspine (it contains taspine fide CoopAmaz; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2); source of crofelemer & taspine (it contains taspine fide CoopAmaz; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Estrella, E. 1995. Plantas medicinales amazonicas, realidad y perspectivas (CoopAmaz) 28:210-212.
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup) 99.

Check other web resources for Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. :

  • 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?id=411368. Accessed 10 December 2018.