Croton gratissimus Burch.
var. subgratissimus (Prain) Burtt Davy

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Synonyms: Croton subgratissimus Prain
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Status: Native
Description:
See var. gratissimus for general details. This variety can be distinguished by the stellate pubescence on the upper surface of the leaves giving them an olive-green colour and the shorter inflorescences, rarely more than 6 cm long.
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Habitat: On rocky hillsides and outcrops with sandstone and serpentine and also in sandy soils in dry woodland and wooded grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1620 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Mpumalanga South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,S
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 437. (Includes a picture).

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 326 - 327.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 251.

Mannheimer, C. & Curtis B. (2009). Le Roux and Müller's Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Namibia Macmillan Education, Windhoek, Namibia. Pages 254 - 255. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 279 - 281.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 56.


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Flora of Botswana: Croton gratissimus var. subgratissimus
Flora of Caprivi: Croton gratissimus var. subgratissimus
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Croton gratissimus
African Plant Database: Croton gratissimus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Croton gratissimus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Croton gratissimus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Croton gratissimus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Croton gratissimus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Croton gratissimus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Croton gratissimus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Croton gratissimus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Croton gratissimus
Ispot Southern Africa: Croton gratissimus
JSTOR Plant Science: Croton gratissimus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Croton gratissimus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Croton gratissimus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Croton gratissimus
Tropicos: Croton gratissimus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Croton gratissimus var. subgratissimus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=134740, retrieved 18 December 2018

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