Monographs Details: Croton miquelensis A.M.Ferguson
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. Annual weed to 1.2 m tall, distributed in the West Indies, northern Venezuela, Colombia, Guianas, along the Orinoco in Venezuela, to the Amazon and Rio Negro, Brazil. SURINAME. Forest of La Poule plantation, 23 Apr 1916, Samuels 40 (fr. NY); burnt savanna, Tibi Savanna, 6 Jan 1949, Lanjouw and Lindeman 1648 (fr. NY); on islet in Armina Falls, on clay soil, Marowijne River, 9 Feb 1949, Meijer 1984 (fr. NY). FRENCH GUIANA. Cayenne, 3 Jun 1921, Broaelway 116, 404 ([male][female] fl. NY). BRITISH GUIANA. Coast, Jun 1888, Jenman 4443; Lamehan Canal, Oct 1888, Jenman 4560; Parika, 18 mi W of Georgetown, Essequibo River, 14 Nov 1919, Hitchcock 16752 (fl. [male][female] fr. NY); Rockstone village, 13-30 Jul 1921, Gleason 641 ([male] fl. fr. NY). BRAZIL. Amazonas: Rio Negro: 1907-1908, Weiss & Schmidt s.n. ([male][female] N Y ) ; Camanaos, 22-23 Dec 1930, Holt d Blake 571 ([male] fl. fr. N Y ) . Para: Ilha de Mosqueiro, vic. Belem, sandy coast, 3-9 Nov 1929, Killip & Smith 30386, 30444 (fl. fr. NY); Instituto Agronomico do Norte, Belem, 6 Mar 1944, Silva 163 (fr. NY). VENEZUELA. Delta Amacuro: Sacupana, A p r 1896, Rusby d; Squires 29 (fr. NY). Amazonas: Boca del Vichada, alt. 100 m, Rio Orinoco, 12-24 Jan 1930, Holt & Gehriger 226 (fr. NY); San Carlos, alt. 100 m, Rio Negro, 27 Jan 1931, Holt & Blake 639 (fr. NY); 10 k m S of Puerto Ayacueho, 31 Sep 1960, Foldats 3593 (fr. NY); mouth of Rio Pamoni, alt. 130 m, 2 Apr 1953, Maguire & Wurdack 34786 (fr. N Y).

Discussion:C. chamaedrifalius Griseb., PL Brit. West Ind. 41. 1864, exl. syn. Sloan; Miill. Arg. Prodr. 15(2) : 686, 1866 "non Lamarck qui Acalyphae spec."
Distribution:Suriname South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America| Venezuela South America|