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Common name

English: Bellyache Bush

Portuguese: Pinhão Roxo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2512)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2411)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2042)

      Order: Malpighiales (94)

        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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