Croton aromaticus L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Croton aromaticus L.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Leaves slightly aromatic
  • Key identification features : Tree slightly aromatic; leaves three-nerved at base, aromatic, turn bright-red before falling.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11471, KFP 8526
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Croton aromaticus. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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