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Species Croton lasiopyrus of the Euphorbiaceae family

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

Croton lasiopyrus

August 14, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub; pistillate flowers present. Probably same species as Van Ee 2215. Grows in close proximity to larger populations of Croton enigmaticus P.E. Berry (ined.) and shows signs of possible introgression with that species.

48.0° 20.0’ 42.0” N18.0° 54.0’ 56.0” W

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

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Croton lasiopyrus

August 14, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub to 1 m tall; leaves rounded; stems and petioles fuzzy, reddish; branching trichotomous; one pistillate flower located, sepals of pistillate flowers large. Probably same species as Van Ee 2216. Grows in proximity to Croton enigmaticus P.E. Berry (ined.) and shows possible introgression with that species.

48.0° 20.0’ 42.0” N18.0° 54.0’ 56.0” W

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

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Croton lasiopyrus

August 13, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub to 3 m tall; young stems velvety red; leaves up to 15 cm long; petioles very short; copious, blood-like red exudate from cut stems. Same as Van Ee #2204 and # 978.

48.0° 21.0’ 24.0” N19.0° 2.0’ 51.0” W

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

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Croton lasiopyrus

August 13, 2015 (, Updated )

Shrub to 2 m tall; young stems velvety red; a few fruits present, most of which are four-locular; copious red, blood-like sap from cut stems.

48.0° 21.0’ 24.0” N19.0° 2.0’ 51.0” W

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

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Croton lasiopyrus

February 27, 2009 (, Updated )

Shrub ca. 3 m tall. Stem with fuzzy, rusty pubescence. Abundant red sap in bark and pith.

48.0° 21.0’ 24.0” N19.0° 2.0’ 46.0” W

Benjamin W. van Ee – Paul E. Berry – H. Razanatsoa

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