New Record 2003
Croton flavens could easily be mistaken for a variable leaf of Croton linearis but it is not, it is monoecious, male and female flowers are found on the same plant. Here you see the male inflorescence at the top and female at the base where you see fruits.
This dioecious Jamaican specimen of Croton
linearis seen below also has large leave.
Flowering time; February till summer
Distribution; GC, otherwise Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
Habitat; Rocky thickets and woodland
Status; Very rare, New record 2003
Notes; Horticulture potential; This is a medium size tree is a lovely addition to any landscaping.