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Common name

English: Bellyache Bush

Portuguese: Pinhão Roxo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2592)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2491)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2105)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Jatropha (11)

            Epithet: gossypiifolia L. (1)

gossypiifolia => cotton leaved

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple, red

External links

Check for Jatropha gossypiifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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