African Plant Database

Jatropha scaposa Radcl.-Sm.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 46(1): 151 (1991)
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect scapose perennial herb to 36 cm tall; leafy stems and flowering scapes usually arising separately from a stout woody rootstock; mature seeds unknown.
Ecology : Coastal plain in Brachystegia, Isoberlinia, Combretum, Pterocarpus woodland in orange sandy soil; roadsides.
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