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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2457)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2079)

      Order: Malpighiales (98)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77) (family description)

          Genus: Jatropha (11)

           Epithet: integerrima Jacq. (2)

Synonyms: Adenoropium hastatum (Jacq.) Britton & P.Wilson, Adenoropium pandurifolium (Andrews) Pohl, Jatropha acuminata Desr., Jatropha coccinea Link, Jatropha glaucovirens Pax & K.Hoffm.

acuminata => long pointed

coccinea => scarlet

glaucovirens => greyish-green or bluish-green

hastatum => spear-shaped

integerrima => most entire, complete

pandurifolium => fiddle-shaped leaves

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Jatropha integerrima at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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