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Jatropha podagrica Hook.
Bot. Mag. 74: t. 4376 1848
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE

Flowering habit at Hilo Airport, Hawaii (USA). July 19, 2012.
Flowering habit at Hilo Airport, Hawaii (USA). July 19, 2012.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Jatropha podagrica Hook.
Bot. Mag. 74: t. 4376 1848

Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Gouty-stalked Jatropha, Purging-nut, Guatemalan Rhubarb, Goutystalk Nettlespurge, White Rhubarb, Physicnut, Podagrica, Bali Gout Plant, Tartogo nut, Petit Baobab, Gouty Foot, Bottle Plant Shrub, Gout plant, Bottleplant shrub, Gout Stick, Gout Stalk, Gout Plant, Coral Plant, Australian Bottle Plant, Buddha Belly Plant
CHINESE (中文): Fo du shu, 珊瑚油桐
FINNISH (Suomi): Pullukkajatropa, Pullukka
INDONESIAN (Bahasa Indonesia): Jarak, Jarak Bali
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Vaistinis braivėlis
MALAY (بهاس ملاي /Bahasa Melayu ): Jatrofa buncit
SPANISH (Español): Tinaja (Puerto Rico), Pansona, Tartogo, Ruibarbo
VIETNAMESE (Tiếng Việt): Dầu lai lá sen, Ngô đồng cảnh, Sen lục bình, Dầu lai có củ

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Jatropha podagrica group

  • Flowering habit at Hilo Airport, Hawaii (USA). July 19, 2012.Jatropha podagrica Hook.: is swollen and tuber-like (caudiciform) at the base, branches also swollen with lobed leaves on the tips. Flowers many, small, orange scarlet.
  • Jatropha podagrica cv. Yellow Flowers: (Jatropha podagrica sp. Tanzania) has bright yellow flowers instead of carmine-red.

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Flowers and leaves at KiHana Nursery Kihei, Maui, Hawaii (USA). February 15, 2011. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Jatropha podagrica Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano

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Flowers and fruit at Laulima Farm Kipahulu, Maui, Hawaii (USA). June 06, 2012. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Flowers and leaves at Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii (USA). August 06, 2009. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Flowers and leaves at Hilo Airport, Hawaii (USA). July 19, 2012. Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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