Croton

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  • tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil
  • grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant

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  • grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant ,
  • tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Croton'


  • Croton: woolly croton Croton hancei, an endemic species of croton to Hong Kong Croton oil (Crotonis Oleum), an oil prepared from the seeds of Croton tiglium
  • List of Croton species: texensis Croton alamosanus Croton alienus Croton allemii Croton alloeophyllus Croton alnifolius Croton ameliae Croton andinus Croton anisodontus Croton ankarensis
  • Croton, New Jersey: Croton is an unincorporated community located along the border of Delaware and Raritan townships in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. "Croton"
  • Croton River: The Croton River (/ˈkroʊtən/ KROH-tən) is a river in southern New York that begins where the east and west branches of the Croton River meet a little
  • Croton Aqueduct: The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between 1837 and 1842. It brought
  • Croton-on-Hudson, New York: Croton-on-Hudson is a village in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 8,070 at the 2010 census. It is located in the town of
  • Croton–Harmon (Metro-North station): The Croton–Harmon Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of Croton-on-Hudson, New York via the Hudson Line. It is the main transfer point between
  • New Croton Reservoir: The New Croton reservoir is a narrow reservoir in Westchester County, New York, lying approximately 22 miles (35 km) north of New York City, for which
  • Croton Township, Michigan: Croton Township is a civil township of Newaygo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,042 at the 2000 census. Croton is a former
  • Croton (plant): For the garden croton, see Codiaeum variegatum. For other uses, see Croton (disambiguation). "Aubertia" redirects here. For the genus of butterflies,

Croton Sample Sentences in News


  • Clearwater Fest Taps Guster, Neko Case, Ani Difranco, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
    Clearwater’s Great Hudson Revival will return to Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY on June 20 and 21. The festival, which was co-founded by the late Pete Seeger, will feature performances by Guster, Neko Case, Ani DiFranco, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Mavericks, The Lone Bellow, Bettye LaVette, The Felice Brothers, Todd Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • Grannis, Snow to marry in July
    Mr. and Mrs. Roger Grannis of Ridgefield have announced the engagement of their daughter Rachel to Alexander Snow, son of Richard and Maria Snow of Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'
  • Weekend Plantings: African Violet Show, Ornamental Corn, Pest Controls
    Our most vividly colored foliage plant isn't the croton or caladium: It's the ti plant. Native to Papua, New Guinea, the ti plant (Cordyline fruticosa or C. terminalis) is a sparsely branched, semi-woody shrub with foliage clustered at its branch tips. Read more on this news related to 'Croton'

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