Croton insularis

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Croton insularis


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 insularis


Croton insularis Baill., Adansonia 2: 217 (1862).


  • Homotypic
    • Croton insularis var. genuinus Müll.Arg. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 527 (1866), not validly publ.
    • Oxydectes insularis (Baill.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 612 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Croton collinus Pancher ex Baill., Adansonia 2: 217 (1862), nom. illeg.
    • Croton insularis var. parvifolius Müll.Arg. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 527 (1866).
    • Croton phebalioides A.Cunn. ex Benth., Fl. Austral. 6: 125 (1873).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • New Caledonia; Vanuatu
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales; Queensland

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


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