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Taxon: Jatropha dioica Sessé

Genus: Jatropha
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Crotonoideae tribe: Jatropheae.
Nomen number: 400552
Place of publication: V. Cervantes, Gaz. lit. Méx. 3: supl. 4. 1794
Name verified on: 05-Sep-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Sep-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • leatherstem   (Source: F Tex ) – English
  • leatherwood   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • sangre de drago   (Source: F Tex ) – Spanish
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Puebla

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Dehgan, B. 2012. Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 110:229–233.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [= J. dioica Sessé ex Cerv., with two varieties].
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 2000. Botanical results of the Sessé & Mociño expedition (1787-1803). Vii. A guide to relevant scientific names of plants. 236.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1979–. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México.
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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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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?400552 (19 December 2014)

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