Croton fl uviatilis (Euphorbiaceae), a new species from Thailand

  • Hans-Joachim Esser Botanische Staatssammlung München, Menzinger Straße 67, D-80638 München, Germany
Keywords: Croton, Euphorbiaceae, rheophyte, taxonomy, Thailand


A new species of Croton (Euphorbiaceae), C. fl uviatilis, is proposed. It is a rheophyte, only known from stream banks in few places in eastern Thailand. It can be distinguished by its linear leaf blades and the subglabrous leaves, fl owers and fruits which bear only a few lepidote hairs.


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Esser, H.-J. (1). Croton fl uviatilis (Euphorbiaceae), a new species from Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (38), 33-36. Retrieved from