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Croton flavens  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 501815

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Croton rigidus Britton
    Croton flavens var. rigidus Müll. Arg.
    Croton balsamifer Jacq.
    Croton lamarckianus Moldenke
    Croton cascarilla Lam.
    Croton astroites Willd.
    Croton albidus Müll. Arg.
    Croton tomentosus Sessé & Moç.
    Croton portoricensis P.T. Li
    Croton mauralis E.H.L. Krause
    Croton mucronatus Willd.
    Croton flocculosus Geiseler
    Croton padifolius Geiseler
    Croton richardii Willd.
    Croton leprosus Spreng. ex Griseb.
    Croton flavens var. mucronatus (Willd.) Müll. Arg.
    Croton flavens var. genuinus Müll. Arg.
    Croton flavens var. balsamifer (Jacq.) Müll. Arg.
    Croton flavescens var. brandegeanus Croizat
    Croton flavens var. pallidus Müll. Arg.
    Croton flavens f. richardii Griseb.
  Common Name(s): yellow balsam [English]
    yellow croton [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyEuphorbiaceae  – spurge, euphorbes  
                               GenusCroton L.  
                                  SpeciesCroton flavens L. – yellow balsam, yellow croton  

  Expert: Paul E. Berry, PhD   
  Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium   
  Reference for: Croton flavens    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database, database (version 2016)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Riina, R. and Berry, P.E. (coordinators). 2016. Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database. Available from Tolkin (   
  Reference for: Croton flavens   
  Source: Malpighiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Croton flavens   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Croton flavens   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Native  






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