African Plant Database


Jatropha curcas L.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1006 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Jatropha
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jatropha afrocurcas Pax (1909)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Jatropha curcas var. glabrata Schumach. & Thonn.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 0.5 - 7 m. Alt: 413 - 1830 m. Distribution: NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:208 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 106759
 
Record n°106759
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