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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Jatropha gossypiifolia L., Sp. Pl.: 1006 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Mexico to Trop. America
(21) cvi (22) bkn gam gnb gui ivo lbr tog (23) caf zai (40) ass ban ind srl (41) and cbd lao ncb tha (42) bor jaw lsi mly phi sul sum (43) nwg (50) qld (60) fij nwc (61) mrq (78) fla 79 MXE MXG MXN MXS MXT 80 COS ELS GUA HON NIC PAN 81 ARU BAH CAY CUB DOM HAI JAM LEE NLA PUE SWC TCI TRT VNA WIN 82 FRG GUY SUR VEN 83 BOL CLM ECU gal PER 84 BZC BZE BZL BZN BZS 85 AGW PAR
Lifeform: Nanophan.
Remarks: Cultivated as an ornamental and green dye plant.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts