African Plant Database

Jatropha confusa Hutch.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 361 (1911)
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched, fleshy shrub 1,5-1,8 m tall; branches thick, ± 0,6 cm Ø 15 cm from the apex, terete.
Ecology : By fences around cotton plantations, half wild and in thickets at the edges of manioc fields near the mouth of the river Bero; perhaps formerly introduced.
  Only known from the type.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106794
Record n°106794
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