(L.) A. Juss., Euphorb. gen. 80, 111, t. 9, fig. 30. 1824
syn: Croton variegatus L.
A commonly grown foliage plant in Delhi, a shrub or small tree with variegated leaves in variety of shapes.
Common name: Garden croton
Pounded leaves are applied to the abdomen of children suffering from urinary trouble. Latex contains tannin.
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