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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Codiaeae
Genus: Colobocarpos
Esser & Welzen
Species: C. nanus
Binomial name
Colobocarpos nanus
(Gagnep.) Esser & Welzen
  • Croton nanus Gagnep.
  • Croton colobocarpus Airy Shaw

Colobocarpos is a monotypic plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The sole species is Colobocarpos nanus. It is native to Laos and Northern Thailand.[2][3][1][4][5]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Esser, Hans-Joachim & Welzen, Peter C. van. 2001. Kew Bulletin 56(3): 657–658
  3. ^ Tropicos, Colobocarpos Esser & Welzen
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Chayamarit, K. & Van Welzen, P.C. (2005). Euphorbiaceae (Genera A-F). Flora of Thailand 8(1): 1-303. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.