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Codiaeum variegatum
(croton)

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Codiaeum variegatum (croton)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Codiaeum variegatum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • croton
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Codiaeum variegatum (L.) Rumph. ex A.Juss.

Preferred Common Name

  • croton

Other Scientific Names

  • Croton variegatus

International Common Names

  • Spanish: gallego

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kroton

EPPO code

  • CDIVA (Codiaeum variegatum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Euphorbiales
  •                         Family: Euphorbiaceae
  •                             Genus: Codiaeum
  •                                 Species: Codiaeum variegatum

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

BangladeshUnconfirmed record
IndiaPresent
PakistanUnconfirmed record

Africa

South AfricaPresent

North America

USAPresent
-FloridaPresent

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

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  • Ornamental

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