Croton argyranthemus

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Croton argyranthemus Michx.

Euphorbiaceae

Life form: perennial

 

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: drupe

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Euphorbianae
Ordo:
Euphorbiales
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Croton argyranthemus is a perennial.

Contents

Naming

Croton argyranthemus was described by André Michaux. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Croton argyranthemus is a species in the genus Croton which contains approximately 1214 to 1294 species and belongs to the family of the Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family). The type species of the genus is Croton tiglium.

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Croton argyranthemus has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Croton argyranthemus produces racemes of white five-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce drupes.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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