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Croton sylvaticus, Forest Fever Berry, Woodland Croton

Croton sylvaticus

Forest Fever Berry, Woodland Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
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Large bushy shrub or a small size tree with dense, light green, fine foliage. It has been used medicinally in South East Asia for ages. The root of the plant is a remedy for indigestion whereas the bark is used for chest problems and rheumatism.


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