A provisional synopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae)

@article{Webster1993APS,
  title={A provisional synopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae)},
  author={G. Webster},
  journal={Taxon},
  year={1993},
  volume={42},
  pages={793-823}
}
  • G. Webster
  • Published 1993
  • Biology
  • Taxon
  • The 19th century classification of Croton by Muller Argoviensis is highly artificial. A revised system that incorporates the sections proposed by Baillon and Grisebach is presented, with a key to the 40 sections recognized. For each section, types and synonymy are indicated, along with a description and list of representative species. Described as new are 2 sections (C. sect. Anadenocroton, sect. Corylocroton) and 3 subsections (C. subsect. Cuneati, subsect. Matourenses, subsect. Sampatik); 2… CONTINUE READING
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