African Plant Database


Jatropha gossypiifolia L.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1006 (1753)  
Notes : [America]
Information on the genus : Jatropha
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jatropha gossypiifolia L. var. gossypiifolia
 
Taxon infra-specific
Jatropha gossypiifolia var. elegans (Pohl) Müll. Arg.
Jatropha gossypiifolia var. staphysagriaefolia Müll. Arg.
Jatropha gossypiifolia L. var. gossypiifolia
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Introduced in Africa.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Humid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:208 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
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Record n°174050 modified 2017-04-25
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