Jatropha multifida L.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jatropha multifida L.
  • Common name : The coral plant, Physic nut, Small physic nut
  • Vernacular name : Churakkalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Collection Nos : CS 10334
  • Native : Tropical and Subtropical America
  • World Distribution : Introduced in all tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Jatropha multifida. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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