Jatropha nana Dalzell & A.Gibson

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Jatropha nana Dalzell & A.Gibson
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Scarce
  • Key identification features : Shrubs, 35-40 cms high; roots woody. Leaves broadly ovate, entire or 3-lobed from above middle. Flowers pedicellate, in few flowered, in terminal paniculate cymes. Capsules ovoid-oblong, flattened at top, slightly 6-lobed.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-July
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Endemism : Maharashtra
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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 nana. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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