Jatropha multifida L.

Common name

English: Coral plant

German: Korallenstrauch

Mandarin: 珊瑚花 (shan hu hua)

Portuguese: Flor-de-coral

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malpighiales (93)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (76) (family description)

          Genus: Jatropha (11)

           Epithet: multifida L. (1)

Synonyms: Adenoropium multifidum (L.) Pohl, Adenoropium multifidum (L.) Pohl, Jatropha janipha Blanco, Manihot multifida (L.) Crantz

multifida => divided many times

multifidum => divided many times

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, orange, yellow

External links

Check for Jatropha multifida at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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