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Common name

English: Hairy Croton

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2594)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2493)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2107)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Croton (6)

            Epithet: hirtus L'Hér. (1)

hirtus => covered with stiff bristly hairs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Croton hirtus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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