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Croton lobatus L.;

Herbaceous weed, somewhat woody at the base; leaves alternate, simple, deeply 3-lobed, pubescent with a mixture of stellate and simple trichomes; leaf lobes acuminate, margins toothed; inflorescence racemose, from the upper nodes, pistillate flowers towards the base and staminate flowers towards the apex, but sometimes mixed; staminate flowers reddish; pistillate flowers green. (image at left photographed at Hacienda Tabi.)

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