Croton daphnargyreus St.-Lag.
Croton vohemarensis Radcl.-Sm.
Oxydectes argyrodaphne (Baill.) Kuntze
Common Name: L
Croton argyrodaphne is a large shrub or a tree usually growing around 7 - 16 metres tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Croton argyrodaphne has no specific threats, although its sub-humid, humid and dry forests habitats are threatened by forest exploitation, agriculture, fire and logging. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2019)[
Africa - northern and western Madagascar
Sub-humid, humid and dry forests[
Most Croton species are relatively indifferent to their habitat and can grow on a wide range of soils in both disturbed and undisturbed vegetation[
The wood skin (?bark) is used as a treatment for baby's measles[
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