African Plant Database

Jatropha pelargoniifolia Courbon
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jatropha pelargoniifolia Courbon var. pelargoniifolia
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jatropha glandulosa Vahl
=Jatropha pelargoniifolia var. glandulosa (Vahl) Radcl.-Sm.
=Croton villosus Forssk.
=Jatropha villosa (Forssk.) Müll. Arg. non Wight, nec Baill.
Taxon infra-specific
Jatropha pelargoniifolia Courbon var. pelargoniifolia
Jatropha pelargoniifolia var. glabra (Müll. Arg.) Radcl.-Sm.
Jatropha pelargoniifolia var. sublobata (O. Schwartz) Radcl.-Sm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or shrublet ± 0,2-2 m tall.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland in sandy or rocky places; also on dunes; stony soils; red sand; gritty basement complex soil in clearings in dense mixed thickets; sandy soil on weathered sandstone in Euphorbia, Commiphora dwarf bushland; etc..
  Yemen, Dhofar; not in Egypt.
  Comprises 3 vars.
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Record n°174054
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