African Plant Database

Jatropha hildebrandtii Pax
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jatropha hildebrandtii Pax var. hildebrandtii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jatropha pseudoglandulifera Pax (1910)
Taxon infra-specific
Jatropha hildebrandtii var. torrentis-lugardi Radcl.-Sm.
Jatropha hildebrandtii Pax var. hildebrandtii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 3,5 m tall, but commonly not exceeding 2 m, sometimes shrublet 45-60 cm; stem somewhat fleshy.
Ecology : Dry sand; established dunes in open coastal bushland; rocky slopes and rock outcrops in deciduous bushland; 0-440 m alt.
  Comoro Islands.
  Comprises 2 vars: - var.hildebrandtii (syn.:J. pseudoglandulifera Pax var. zanguebarica Hutch.); - var. torrentis-lugardi Radcl.-Sm.
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Record n°174052
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