Croton glandulosus L.
  • Syst. Nat. ed. 10
  • Sand or tooth-leaved or tropic croton, vente conmigo


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General Information

Herbs, annual, 1–12 dm, monoecious. Stems much branched distally, usually coarsely stellate-hairy, rarely glabrescent. Leaves not clustered; stipules linear-subulate, glandular or not, to 0.5 mm or absent; petiole 0.2–1 cm, glands at apex 2, yellow, sessile to shortly stipitate, cuplike; blade ovate proximally, oblong-lanceolate distally, 0.6–3.5(–7) × 0.3–1.5(–3) cm, base obtuse to truncate, margins coarsely crenate to serrate-dentate, apex obtuse to rounded, both surfaces green, stellate-hairy, glabrate, or rarely glabrous. Inflorescences bisexual, racemes, 1–3 cm, staminate flowers 10–20, pistillate flowers 1–4. Pedicels: staminate 0.8–2 mm, pistillate 0–5 mm. Staminate flowers: sepals 5, 0.8–1.2 mm, abaxial surface stellate-hairy; petals 5, oblanceolate, 1–1.3 mm, abaxial surface glabrous except margins ciliate; stamens 7–13. Pistillate flowers: sepals 5, subequal, 6–7.5 mm, margins entire, apex straight to slightly incurved, abaxial surface glabrous except stellate-hairy apically; petals 0 or 5, rudimentary; ovary 3-locular; styles 3, 1–2.5 mm, deeply 2-fid, terminal segments 6. Capsules 3.5–6 × 4–5 mm, smooth; columella 3-angled. Seeds 3–4 × 2–2.5 mm, shiny. 2n = 16.

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    Croton glandulosus L., Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 1275. 1759.

    Hierbas anuales, generalmente 0.1–1 m de alto, ramitas estrellado-pubescentes. Hojas elípticas o lanceoladas, 1–5 cm de largo y 0.5–3 cm de ancho, agudas u obtusas en el ápice, cuneadas en la base, márgenes gruesamente crenados, estrigoso-hirsutas en la haz con tricomas mayormente simples, estrellado-pubescentes en el envés, pinnatinervias o 5–7-nervias en la base; pecíolos 0.5–2 cm de largo, glándulas apicales, apareadas, pateniformes, mayormente 0.5–1 mm de diámetro, sésiles o con un pedículo hasta 0.5 mm de largo, a veces con un par de glándulas secundarias más pequeñas, estípulas subuladas, 0.5–1.3 mm de largo, terminando en setas glandulares. Racimos bisexuales, terminales, ca 1 cm de largo o más cortos, flores pistiladas solitarias en los nudos inferiores; flores estaminadas con pedicelos 0.3–0.7 mm de largo, sépalos valvados, ovado-elípticos, ca 2 mm de largo, pétalos oblanceolados, 1.5 mm de largo, glabros, receptáculo velloso, estambres mayormente 7–10, filamentos glabros o casi así, anteras 0.4–0.6 mm de largo; flores pistiladas sésiles o casi así, sépalos valvados, angostamente espatulados, 4–5 mm de largo cuando en fruto, algo desiguales, pétalos rudimentarios, ovario estrellado-hispídulo, estilos bipartidos, 1.5–2 mm de largo. Cápsula 4.5–5 mm de ancho; semillas comprimidas, 3.5–4.1 mm de largo, menudamente rostradas, lisas.

    Localmente común en sitios de vegetación alterada en los alrededores del Lago de Nicaragua, posiblemente presente en todas las zonas del país; 0–200 m; fl y fr todo el año; Sandino 701, 1120; sur de los Estados Unidos y esporádicamente desde Centroamérica hasta Brasil.

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    "Annual, 2–6 dm, roughly stellate-hairy; lvs narrowly oblong to oblong-ovate, 3–7 cm, coarsely serrate, with 1 or 2 large glands at the summit of the petiole; staminate fls with 4 sep, 4 pet, and 7–9 stamens; pistillate fls with 5 sep and no pet, each of the 3 styles bifid nearly to the base; 2n=16. Dry or sandy soil; widespread in trop. and subtrop. Amer., n. to Va., Ind., Io., and Neb., and adventive farther north. Ours have been called var. septentrionalis Müll. Arg."

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Acre
    • Amapí
    • Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Rondônia
    • Roraima
    • Tocantins
    • Alagoas
    • Bahia
    • Ceará
    • Maranh
    • Paraába
    • Pernambuco
    • Piauá
    • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Sergipe
    • Paraní
    • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Santa Catarina
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Brazilia Distrito Federal
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Sand or tooth-leaved or tropic croton, vente conmigo
    Erva peludaPortuguese
    Carvão-brancoPortuguese

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    Euphorbiaceae
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    • F Flora of North America Association
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