Genus: Jatropha L.

Family: Euphorbiaceae
  Subfamily: Crotonoideae
      Tribe: Jatropheae
Genus number: 6189
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 46
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2006. Report of the General Committee: 9. (Taxon) 55:796.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1995. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 43. (Taxon) 44:611-612.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000. (L Euphorb)
  • Jarvis, C. E. 1991. 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) 41:552-583.
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 8. (Taxon) 48:373-374.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image