Monographs Details: Croton lanjouwensis Jabl.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. This small tree with white flowers seems to be limited to the State of Amazonas, Brazil. BRAZIL. Amazonas: Secondary forest, noninimdable, Cachoeira Grande near Manaos, 20 Dec 1936, Ducke 214. The Cachoeira Grande specimen has no $ flowers, and it remains to be ascertained if the styles are really free to the base, which is, after all, the main distinction of C. matourensis.

Discussion:C. matourensis |3 bentliamianus Müll. Arg. Linnaea 34: 95. 1865. C. benthamianus (Müll. Arg.) Lanjouw, Euphorb. of Suriname 17. 1931, non C. bentTiamianiis Müll. Arg. PL Bras. 11(2) : 106. 1873. Croton benthcvmianus Miill. Arg. is an earlier homonym applied to an entirely different species, related if not identical with C. palanostigma, a nonlepidote, palmatinerved species.
Distribution:Brazil South America|