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Species Croton mongue of the Euphorbiaceae family

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

Common names: Monguina tenany, Afoma and Mongina.

Croton mongue

November 20, 2017 (, Updated )

Arbre, 15 m de haut, dbh 18 cm. Fruit marron. Collecte avec Lahady Fulgence (guide) et Rostin (guide).

49.0° 7.0’ 18.0” N18.0° 1.0’ 23.0” W

Anthony R. Syde – P. Antilahimena – Harisandy M. Rasoanindriana

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Croton mongue

November 10, 2017 (, Updated )

Arbre, 18 m de haut, dbh 25 cm. Fleur marron, étamines jaunes. Fruit marron. Collecte avec Rafilipoarijaona Hanrielson (SNGF), Ranarimanana Solo (SNGF), Landry Fulgence (guide) et Léon Justin (guide).

49.0° 7.0’ 2.0” N18.0° 1.0’ 38.0” W

Anthony R. Syde – P. Antilahimena

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Croton mongue

January 13, 2017 (, Updated )

Tree 12 m tall, 25 cm DBH. Leaves medium green above, light green below. Inflorescence axes light grey. Fruit green with light brown ribs and grey indument. Leaves in silica gel for DNA.

49.0° 12.0’ 4.0” N17.0° 54.0’ 59.0” W

George E. Schatz – Porter P. Lowry II – Richard Razakamalala – Richard Randrianaivo

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Croton mongue

December 12, 2016 (, Updated )

Arbre, 14 m de haut, dbh 30 cm, résine rouge. Fruit mure vert non mature. Peu abondant. Graine récalcitrante, marron vernissée, de forme ovale. Collection de graine effectuée. Prise de photo. Collecté avec Sylvain et Rostain.

49.0° 7.0’ 15.0” N18.0° 1.0’ 19.0” W

Giovanni A. Rakotonirina – P. Antilahimena – Harisandy M. Rasoanindriana – Anthony R. Syde – Benjamina Ralaijaona

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Croton mongue

February 23, 2016 (, Updated )

Tree to 8 m, 8 cm dbh; leaves unlobed, margins entire, without glands; large, slender stipules; two short-stipitate to sessile acropetiolar glands. Growing side-by-side with Van Ee 2247, which is a presumed hybrid (Croton mongue X goudotiii).

47.0° 17.0’ 21.0” N18.0° 12.0’ 0.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

February 23, 2016 (, Updated )

Tall, slender tree to 10 m, 4 cm dbh; sterile; fruits on ground from other, larger trees; guide says that fruiting is in December; leaf margins entire; two sessile, crateriform acropetiolar glands; large, slender stipules.

47.0° 17.0’ 21.0” N18.0° 12.0’ 1.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

February 23, 2016 (, Updated )

Small tree to 5 m tall, 3 cm dbh; leaves lobed and toothed or coarsely serrate; long, slender stipules; two stipitate acropetiolar glands; appears to be a hybrid between Croton mongue and Croton goudotii.

47.0° 17.0’ 21.0” N18.0° 12.0’ 1.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

August 13, 2015 (, Updated )

Tree to 15 m tall; flowers in bud.

48.0° 21.0’ 11.0” N19.0° 2.0’ 41.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

July 28, 2015 (, Updated )

Large roadside/hillside tree, many fallen orange leaves. Flowers in bud. Species not encountered until just beyond the pass at about the highest point along the road.

46.0° 51.0’ 16.0” N24.0° 44.0’ 20.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

July 21, 2015 (, Updated )

Tree to 10 m tall, 20 cm dbh. Some leaves reddish; young, unopened inflorescences and old, dehisced fruits.

47.0° 13.0’ 30.0” N22.0° 47.0’ 31.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

July 20, 2015 (, Updated )

Roadside tree in ravine.

47.0° 13.0’ 30.0” N22.0° 47.0’ 31.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

Common name: Monguina tenany

July 16, 2015 (, Updated )

Tree to 20 m, 30 cm dbh. Staminate inflorescences. Common name: "Monguina tenany" which means "true mongue."

47.0° 26.0’ 9.0” N21.0° 15.0’ 19.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

November 6, 2009 (, Updated )

Large tree to 10-15 m, dbh of 30 cm, emergent canopy species. Many fallen orange leaves. Fruits spherical, green, with a bumpy surface. Wood weak, bark thick and reddish in cross-section, although no latex seeped out.

47.0° 7.0’ 35.0” N17.0° 57.0’ 31.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

Common name: Afoma

February 19, 2009 (, Updated )

Large tree to 30 m, many fallen orange leaves. Vernacular name: “Afoma.”

46.0° 51.0’ 16.0” N24.0° 44.0’ 20.0” W

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

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Croton mongue

February 4, 2005 (, Updated )

Arbuste 2 m, pétales jaunes nombreuses, étamines jaunes.

49.0° 10.0’ 28.0” N13.0° 5.0’ 13.0” W

F. Ratovoson

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Croton mongue

October 19, 2001 (, Updated )

Tree 8 m high. dbh = 10 cm. Underside of leaves and young stems with reddish brown indumentum. Floral parts light yellow green. Frequent in disturbed areas.

48.0° 56.0’ 56.0” N14.0° 9.0’ 42.0” W

Chris Birkinshaw – al.

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Croton mongue

Common name: Mongina

January 5, 1995 (, Updated )

Tree 12 m tall; leaves simple, alternate, pubescent on both surfaces, especially beneath; ripe fruit pale green with brownish pubescence; collected N of Tsararano; local name "mongina".

47.0° 27.0’ 0.0” N21.0° 15.0’ 0.0” W

J. Randrianasolo – V. Bernardin

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Croton mongue

November 3, 1994 (, Updated )

Tree 10 m tall; dbh 12 cm; leaves simple and alternate; male flowers on distal three fourths of inflorescence, female flowers near base of inflorescence; flower parts tan; developing fruits tan; found near Tsararano.

47.0° 24.0’ 59.0” N21.0° 15.0’ 0.0” W

J. Randrianasolo – al.

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Synonyms: Croton mollivelum, Croton mongue var. borealis, Croton mongue var. vatambensis, Croton oreades, Croton oreades var. occidentalis, Monguia cordifolia and Oxydectes mongue.

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