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Croton megalobotrys

Croton megalobotrys (Geoff Nichols)
Common names: feverberry, large feverberry (Eng.); koorsbessie, grootkoorsbessie (Afr.); motsibi (Northern Sotho), muruthu (Tshivenda)
Family: Euphorbiaceae

... and contains brown and white-spotted seeds. The   Croton leuconeurus is similar to C. megalobotrys , but differs in the ... areas surrounding the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Croton megalobotrys occurs quite frequently from Tanzania in the north, to ...

17 / 12 / 2018 | Benjamin Festus | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Croton pseudopulchellus

Flowers and leaves
Common names: small lavender fever-berry (Eng.); kleinlaventelkoorsbessie, sandkoorsbessie (Afr.); uHubeshane (isiZulu)
Family: Euphorbiaceae

... KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium September 2012 Croton pseudopulchellus is a perennial shrub, usually growing up to 4 m ... scales. Fruiting time is from December to June. Croton is a genus of about 800 species, mostly pantropical.  The majority of ...

24 / 09 / 2012 | Sifiso Mnxati | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Croton sylvaticus

Croton sylvaticus tree. Photo G. Nichols
Common names: forest fever-berry, woodland croton (Eng.); boskoorsbessie (Afr.), umFeze, uMagwaqane (Xhosa); umHloshazane, uGebeleweni, umZilanyoni, inDumbahlozi (Z
Family: Euphorbiaceae

... hairs, usually with three roundish lobes. Croton sylvaticus grows in coastal and inland forests, in scrub, often along ... Swaziland and Mpumalanga to Limpopo. Croton sylvaticus fruits are poisonous, but are eaten by birds such as Forest ...

25 / 08 / 2008 | Alec Naidoo | Pretoria NBG
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Croton gratissimus

Croton gratissimus ( Image copyright Geoff Nichols)
Common names: bergboegoe, ilabele, inkubathi, isikhumampuphu, korannaboegoe, lavender croton, lavender fever berry, laventelbos, laventelkoorsbessie, maloga
Family: Euphorbiaceae

... drooping terminal branches. The leaves of the lavender croton are simple and alternate, with a beautiful and striking silvery ... mainly associated with stony soils and rocky outcrops. Croton The seed should be collected just before it is dispersed and stored ...

19 / 12 / 2005 | Mhlonishwa D Dlamini | Walter Sisulu NBG
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