Caperonia

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False croton
Caperonia palustris 1.jpg
Caperonia palustris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Chrozophoreae
Subtribe: Ditaxinae
Genus: Caperonia
A.St.-Hil.
Synonyms[2]
  • Acanthopyxis Miq. ex Lanj. not validly published
  • Androphoranthus H.Karst.
  • Cavanilla Vell. 1829, illegitimate homonym, not J.F. Gmel. 1792 (Malvaceae) nor Thunb. 1792 (Icacinaceae) nor Salisb. 1792 (Theaceae)[1]
  • Lepidococea Turcz.
  • Meterana Raf.

Caperonia (false croton) is a genus of plants of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1825.[3][4] The genus is native to tropical and subtropical America and Africa.[2][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Species[2]
  1. Caperonia aculeolata - S Brazil
  2. Caperonia altissima - Paraguay
  3. Caperonia angustissima - Guyana
  4. Caperonia bahiensis - E Brazil, Paraguay
  5. Caperonia buettneriacea - S Brazil
  6. Caperonia capiibariensis - Paraguay
  7. Caperonia castaneifolia - widespread from Mexico + West Indies to Paraguay + NE Argentina; naturalized in Florida, Alabama
  8. Caperonia castrobarrosiana - Maranhão
  9. Caperonia chiltepecensis - Veracruz, Oaxaca
  10. Caperonia corchoroides - Guyana, Suriname
  11. Caperonia cordata - S Brazil, NE Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  12. Caperonia cubana - Cuba
  13. Caperonia fistulosa - Africa from Mali to Somalia to Namibia
  14. Caperonia gardneri - Brazil
  15. Caperonia glabrata - Paraguay, Formosa
  16. Caperonia heteropetala - S Brazil
  17. Caperonia langsdorffii - São Paulo, Mato Grosso
  18. Caperonia latifolia W + C Africa from Togo to Tanzania
  19. Caperonia latior - Paraguay
  20. Caperonia linearifolia - S Brazil, NE Argentina, Uruguay
  21. Caperonia lutea - Guyana
  22. Caperonia multicostata - E Brazil
  23. Caperonia neglecta - Veracruz, Honduras, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia
  24. Caperonia palustris - widespread from SE + SC United States to Paraguay + N Argentina
  25. Caperonia paraguayensis - Paraguay
  26. Caperonia regnellii - Minas Gerais
  27. Caperonia rutenbergii - Madagascar
  28. Caperonia serrata - tropical Africa
  29. Caperonia similis - Amazonas in NW Brazil
  30. Caperonia stenophylla - Minas Gerais, 3 Guianas
  31. Caperonia stuhlmannii - Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar), Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal
  32. Caperonia subrotunda - Somalia
  33. Caperonia vellozoana - Rio de Janeiro
  34. Caperonia zaponzeta - Peru

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tropicos, search for genus Cavanilla
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Saint-Hilaire, Auguste François César Prouvençal de. 1825. Histoire des plantes les plus remarquables du Bresil ... 3/4: 244–247. 1825
  4. ^ Tropicos
  5. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  6. ^ Burger, W.C. & M.J. Huft. 1995. Family 113. Euphorbiaceae. En: W. C. Burger (ed.), Flora Costaricensis. Fieldiana, Botany, n.s. 36: 1–169.
  7. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20. . Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  8. ^ Martínez Gordillo, M., J. J. Ramírez, R. C. Durán, E. J. Arriaga, R. García, A. Cervantes & R. M. Hernández. 2002. Los géneros de la familia Euphorbiaceae en México. Anales del Instituto de Biología de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Botánica 73(2): 155–281.
  9. ^ Webster, G. L. & M.J. Huft. 1988. Revised synopsis of Panamanian Euphorbiaceae. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75(3): 1087–1144
  10. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps, genus Caperonia