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Useful Temperate Plants

Chrozophora tinctoria

(L.) A.Juss.

Euphorbiaceae

+ Synonyms

Chrozophora cordifolia Pazij

Chrozophora glabrata (Heldr.) Pax & K.Hoffm.

Chrozophora hierosolymitana Spreng.

Chrozophora integrifolia Bunge

Chrozophora lepidocarpa Pazij

Chrozophora obliqua (Vahl) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

Chrozophora sieberi C.Presl

Chrozophora subplicata (Müll.Arg.) Pax & K.Hoffm.

Chrozophora verbascifolia (Willd.) A.Juss. ex Spreng.

Croton argenteus Forssk.

Croton obliquus Vahl

Croton oblongifolius Sieber ex Spreng.

Croton patulus Lag.

Croton tinctorius L.

Croton verbascifolius Willd.

Ricinoides tinctoria (L.) Moench

Common Name: Dyer's Croton

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General Information

Chrozophora tinctoria is a Perennial
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of materials
Chrozophora tinctoria is widespread and does not face any major threats. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

All round the Mediterranean reagion, extending east to the Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan, northwest India, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan

Habitat

Dry places near the coast[
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Title
Flora Europaea
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1964
ISBN
-
Description
An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.
]. Seasonally inundated habitats such as rivers and run-off channels[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Edibility Rating *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A monoecious plant, not flowering for several years and then flowering and dying[
50
Title
Flora Europaea
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1964
ISBN
-
Description
An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.
].
See also[
240
Title
Glossary of Indian Medicinal Plants (Including the Supplement).
Publication
 
Author
Chopra. R. N., Nayar. S. L. and Chopra. I. C.
Publisher
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi.
Year
1986
ISBN
-
Description
Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. Not for the casual reader.
].
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Edible Uses

Edible red and blue dyes are obtained from the flowers, fruit and sap[
61
Title
A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man.
Publication
 
Author
Usher. G.
Publisher
Constable
Year
1974
ISBN
0094579202
Description
Forget the sexist title, this is one of the best books on the subject. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Not for the casual reader.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

Red and blue dyes are obtained from the flowers, fruit and sap[
61
Title
A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man.
Publication
 
Author
Usher. G.
Publisher
Constable
Year
1974
ISBN
0094579202
Description
Forget the sexist title, this is one of the best books on the subject. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Not for the casual reader.
,
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Propagation


Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2022-11-26. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Chrozophora+tinctoria>

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