Croton


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Croton

a genus of the plant family Euphorbiaceae. Contains croton oil, a violent and lethal purgative. Cake made from the seeds after extraction of the oil may also cause severe gastroenteritis. Includes C. capitatus, C. texensis, C. tiglium.
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Schoolhouse Terrace at Croton Heights fits into the broader Ashburton Avenue Master Plan for the neighborhood and extends years of investment in the Ashburton corridor further west toward the Hudson River.
howertoni on 2 popular ornamental plants in Florida: croton and buttonwood.
Ronnie, one of two brothers in the family who took up clock making, served his apprentice with James Wrighton in Howard Street, Hockley, before setting up Croton Woodworking Company.
The genus Croton belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and contains about 1000 species, distributed mostly throughout the American continent.
the four-story Park Terrace at Croton Heights complex will feature 49 one-bedroom apartments available to Yonkers seniors with incomes no higher than 50% of the area median income (AMI).
These species were Croton alabamensis, a rare species distributed disjunctly between central Alabama and east-central Texas; Croton olivaceus, a poorly known species from montane forests in Peru and Ecuador; and Moacroton lanceolatus, one of five locally endemic species of Moacroton occurring on serpentine soils of Cuba.
Croton punctatus (beach croton) was the dominant species in winter.
Rypos was selected for the Croton project based upon its ability to achieve or exceed 'Best Available Technology' in low exhaust temperature applications, experience with high horsepower engines, intelligent design and capacity to regenerate self-sufficiently," said Glenn Goldstein of Emisstar LLC, a mobile emissions consulting firm that has been charged with reducing air pollution at the 12-acre public works project.
In patio pots, it pairs well with yellow croton and lime green coleus.
The family company, based at the heart of Birmingham's jewellery quarter, was set up by craftsman Ron Croton almost 45 years ago.