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Common name

English: Bottleplant Shrub

German: Flaschenpflanze, Guatemalarhabarber

Mandarin: 佛肚树 (fo du shu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Jatropha (11)

            Epithet: podagrica Hook. (1)

podagrica => with swollen foot

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Jatropha podagrica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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