Taxon: Jatropha gossypiifolia L.

 
Genus: Jatropha
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Jatropheae
Nomen number: 20696
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1006. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Jatropha
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Sep-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):325. 1999; Bot J Linn Soc 94:213. 1987, contains irritants; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


References:

  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43 (Taxon) 44:612.
  2. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  3. Dehgan, B. 2012. Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 110:45-55.
  4. Duke, J. A. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Everest, S. L. Poisonous plants of Australia. (Everist)
  7. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hecker, E. 1987. Tumour promoters of cancer irritant diterpene esters type as risk factors of cancer in man Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 94:213.
  10. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  11. Jarvis, C. E. 1992. Seventy-two proposals for the conservation of types of selected Linnaean generic names, the report of Subcommittee 3C on the lectotypification of Linnaean generic names (Taxon) 41:564.
  12. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  13. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. Moldenke, H. N. Poisonous plants of the world. Pamphlet, 3rd ed. (Moldenke)
  16. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):325.
  17. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Jatropha gossypiifolia L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?20696. Accessed 22 May 2018.