African Plant Database

Jatropha gallabatensis Schweinf.
Protologue : Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 18: 661 (1868)
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems leafy from the base, subsimple, terete, subtrichotomously branched at the apex, erect, to 1 m high, arising from a branched tuber or thick woody rhizome dividing into long branches spreading horizontally.
Ecology : Dry savanna; ± 1000 m alt.
  Similar to J. aethiopica.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106798
Record n°106798
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