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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Valle Mexico; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • 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:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Dehgan, B. 2012. Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 110:229-233.
  3. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  4. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. McVaugh, R. Botanical results of the Sessé & Mociño expedition (1787-1803). Vii. A guide to relevant scientific names of plants. 2000 (Bot Sesse & Mocino) 236.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. (F Valle Mex)

Check other web resources for Jatropha dioica Sessé :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?id=400552. Accessed 16 November 2018.