Croton scouleri

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Croton scouleri


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 scouleri
Varieties: C. s. var. brevifolius – C. s. var. darwinii – C. s. var. grandifolius – C. s. var. scouleri


Croton scouleri Hook.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20: 188 (1847).


  • Homotypic
    • Croton scouleri var. genuinus Müll.Arg. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 605 (1866), not validly publ.
    • Oxydectes scouleri (Hook.f.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 613 (1891).
    • Croton rivinifolius var. scouleri (Hook.f.) Svenson, Amer. J. Bot. 33: 459 (1946).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Galpagos

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


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