African Plant Database

Jatropha aethiopica Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Flora 47: 485 (1864)
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jatropha sabdariffa Schweinf. (1867)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems stout, herbaceous, little-branched, to 1 m tall, with tuberous roots; all parts brownish-tomentose.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland with Pterocarpus, Terminalia, Borassus, etc.; 900(and less?)-1050 m alt.

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