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  Croton klotzschianus
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Croton klotzschianus Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 276. 1861; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5:392.1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1315(920).1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 362. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 413. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 411. 1994; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 441. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 214. 2007. Oxydectes klotzschianus (Thw.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 612. 1891. Croton thwaitesianus Muel.-Arg., Linnaea 34: 116. 1865.
  Malayalam Name(s): Nanchu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, often straggling. Leaves simple, alternate, 7-9 x 2.5-4 cm,elliptic-ovate or oblong, base and apex acute, margin serrulate, membranous; 3-ribbed from the base, stellately hairy when young; petiole to 1 cm long. Racemes 3-6 cm long. Male flowers many for most of the parts of the raceme, pedicel to 1 cm long; tepals gland-dotted; stamens many; disc-glands 5, large. Female flowersa few at the base of the racemes, pedicel short, outer tepals ovate, inner ones subulate. Ovary densely stellately hairy. Capsule subglobose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 200-1000
  Localities: Placherry, Trisselari, Boneccord
   
 
   
 
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