Monographs Details: Croton essequiboensis Klotzsch
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. Shrub to 2 m high, known only from the Essequibo and Potaro Rivers. BRITISH GUIANA. Kuriki Falls, Essequibo River, 15 Aug 1952, Jonah Boyan 22—F.D. 7056 ([male][female] fl. fr. N Y ) .

Discussion:C. populifolius ß essequiboensis Müll. Arg. in DC. Prodr. 15(2) : 654. 1866. This species, conspicuous by the deeply incised bracts and fimbriate-glandular calyx lobes, is related to the N Venezuelan and West Indian C. populifolius.
Distribution:Guyana South America|