Croton dockrillii Airy Shaw
Airy Shaw, H.K. (1980) Muelleria 4(3): 227. Type: Queensland, Alligator Creek, 12 35 S., 143 20 E., 14 Oct. 1972, A. W. Dockrill 589; holo: QRS, iso BRI.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 2-3 m tall.
Two stalked glands present on the underside of the leaf blade near its junction with the petiole. Stellate scales present on the young leaves, twigs and petioles. Leaf blades about 5-15 x 2.5-5 cm. Stipules filiform, small and caducous. Numerous oil dots visible with a lens.
Male flowers: Flowers about 2-3 mm diam. with a corolla, calyx lobes aristate. Petals with long hairs at the base and shorter hairs at the apex. Female flowers: Flowers about 3-4 mm diam. without a corolla. Ovary densely clothed in stellate hairs.
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Distribution and Ecology
Shrub (woody or herbaceous, 1-6 m tall)