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Species Croton farinosus of the Euphorbiaceae family

Map location of specimens of species Croton farinosus from the Euphorbiaceae family.

Common names: Sizeny and Somorony.

Croton farinosus

December 6, 2017 (, Updated )

Arbuste de 1,5 m de haut. Jeunes feuilles et tiges pubescentes. Fleures blanches. Fruits verts.

47.0° 10.0’ 59.0” N24.0° 28.0’ 18.0” W

Tabita Randrianarivony – Tefy Andriamihajarivo – Nivo H. Rakotoarivelo – Fortunat Rakotoarivony

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Croton farinosus

July 30, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub; leaves white-farinose below, dark green above; sterile.

46.0° 39.0’ 6.0” N25.0° 11.0’ 4.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Hanta Razafindraibe

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Croton farinosus

July 29, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub; leaves whitish underneath; fruits present.

46.0° 38.0’ 30.0” N25.0° 1.0’ 26.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Hanta Razafindraibe

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Croton farinosus

July 29, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub to 0.5 m tall, leaves white on abaxial side.

46.0° 52.0’ 6.0” N24.0° 50.0’ 26.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Hanta Razafindraibe

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Croton farinosus

Common name: Sizeny

July 28, 2015 (, Updated )

Large, multistemmed shrub to 2 m tall; leaves white on abaxial side, leaves very aromatic when crushed, some leaves red; staminate and pistillate flowers present. Common name: "sizeny" according to bystanders. Evidence that it has been used as toilet paper.

46.0° 52.0’ 51.0” N24.0° 59.0’ 53.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Hanta Razafindraibe

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Croton farinosus

Common name: Somorony

February 8, 2013 (, Updated )

Arbuste de 2m de haut. Bouton floral marron. Fleur blanc jaunâtre. Nom vernaculaire Somorony.

46.0° 8.0’ 35.0” N24.0° 15.0’ 0.0” W

M.F. Randriatsivery – Tabita Randrianarivony – Remanombo

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Croton farinosus

February 22, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub to 2.5 m, leaves white beneath with small glands in axils of secondary veins; translucent yellow latex.

46.0° 4.0’ 36.0” N23.0° 11.0’ 48.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Brian L. Dorsey – H. Razanatsoa

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Croton farinosus

February 19, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub.

46.0° 52.0’ 7.0” N24.0° 50.0’ 34.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Brian L. Dorsey – H. Razanatsoa

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Croton farinosus

February 16, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub.

46.0° 56.0’ 0.0” N25.0° 2.0’ 43.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Brian L. Dorsey – H. Razanatsoa

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Croton farinosus

February 15, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub, opposite leaves

46.0° 55.0’ 8.0” N25.0° 0.0’ 50.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Brian L. Dorsey – H. Razanatsoa

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Croton farinosus

February 15, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub, opposite leaves.

46.0° 55.0’ 8.0” N25.0° 0.0’ 50.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – Brian L. Dorsey – H. Razanatsoa

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Croton farinosus

March 30, 1991 (, Updated )

Shrub 1.5 m tall; corollas white.

46.0° 48.0’ 59.0” N25.0° 4.0’ 59.0” W

James S. Miller – Armand Randrianasolo

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Synonyms: Croton moraharivensis, Croton scottii, Croton vohibariensis and Oxydectes farinosa.

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