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Taxon: Jatropha podagrica Hook.

Genus: Jatropha
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Crotonoideae tribe: Jatropheae.
Nomen number: 20703
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 74: t. 4376. 1848
Name verified on: 09-Sep-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Sep-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • bottle-euphorbia   (Source: F Neotrp 110:117.) – English
  • goutstalk nettlespurge   (Source: F Neotrp 110:117.) – English
  • Guatemalan-rhubarb   (Source: Radcliffe-Smith,p.c.) – English
  • purgingnut   (Source: Radcliffe-Smith,p.c.) – English
  • white-rhubarb   (Source: Radcliffe-Smith,p.c.) – English
  • Guatemalarhabarber   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • flaskjatrofa   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

      Naturalized:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Central America
    South America

      Cultivated:
  • cultivated in tropics

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Check other web resources for Jatropha podagrica Hook.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?20703 (22 September 2014)

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