African Plant Database

Jatropha schweinfurthii Pax
Information on the genus : Jatropha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jatropha schweinfurthii Pax subsp. schweinfurthii
Taxon infra-specific
Jatropha schweinfurthii subsp. atrichocarpa Radcl.-Sm.
Jatropha schweinfurthii subsp. zambica Radcl.-Sm.
Jatropha schweinfurthii Pax subsp. schweinfurthii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Somewhat fleshy perennial herb with simple or slightly branched stems to 60 cm tall arising from a large tuberous woody rootstock; stems somewhat scaly at the base, decumbent or erect.
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Ecology : Wooded grassland; old cultivations; dry, stony soil on hilltops, in savanna; Combretum apiculatum bushland; Brachystegia boehmii escarpment woodland; soils with high copper oxide value; etc...
  Comprises 3 subspp.
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carte afrique num 174055
Record n°174055
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