1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Jatropha L.
      1. Jatropha integerrima Jacq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Cuba (incl. Island de la Juventud).

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2550 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [FTEA]

    Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

    Habit
    A shrub up to 1.5 m. tall.
    Shoots
    Young shoots sparingly pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaf-blade oblanceolate-subpanduriform, 6–11(–13.5) cm. long, (1.5–)2.5–4(–6) cm. wide, acutely cuspidate-acuminate, attenuate, entire except at the base, which is usually glandular-denticulate, 3(–5)-nerved from the base, with up to 12 pairs of lateral nerves, glabrous above and beneath; petiole 1–2(–3) cm. long, glabrous.
    Stipules
    Stipules filiform, 1 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences apparently terminal or axillary, subcorymbiform, up to 14 cm. long, on a clear scape up to 10 cm. long; axis glabrous; bracts linear-lanceolate, 2–10(–15) mm. long, subentire.
    Flowers
    Male flowers:calyx-lobes triangular, 1 mm. long, 1 mm. wide at the base, subacute or obtuse, entire, glabrous; petals oblanceolate, 1.1–1.3 cm. long, 4–5 mm. wide, rounded at the apex, glabrous, but pubescent within at the base, scarlet or pinkish; disc-glands free, flattened, rounded; stamens 10, the 5 outer with the filaments 2.5 mm. long and united for three-quarters their length, the 5 inner with the filaments 5 mm. long and united for two-thirds their length, anthers linear, 1 mm. long. Female flowers:calyx, corolla and disc as in ♂; ovary ± conical, 2 mm. long, 1.5 mm. diameter at the base, glabrous; styles united at the base, 3 mm. long, stigmas deeply bifid.
    Male
    Male flowers:calyx-lobes triangular, 1 mm. long, 1 mm. wide at the base, subacute or obtuse, entire, glabrous; petals oblanceolate, 1.1–1.3 cm. long, 4–5 mm. wide, rounded at the apex, glabrous, but pubescent within at the base, scarlet or pinkish; disc-glands free, flattened, rounded; stamens 10, the 5 outer with the filaments 2.5 mm. long and united for three-quarters their length, the 5 inner with the filaments 5 mm. long and united for two-thirds their length, anthers linear, 1 mm. long.
    Female
    Female flowers:calyx, corolla and disc as in ♂; ovary ± conical, 2 mm. long, 1.5 mm. diameter at the base, glabrous; styles united at the base, 3 mm. long, stigmas deeply bifid.
    Fruits
    Fruit rounded-trigonous, ± 1 cm. long and 1 cm. diameter, smooth, dehiscing both septicidally and loculicidally.
    Seeds
    Seeds ellipsoid-ovoid, 8–9 mm. long, 5 mm. wide, brownish buff, flecked and mottled with blackish brown, dull or slightly shiny, with a bifid caruncle 2 mm. wide.
    Distribution
    K7 native of West Indies

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cuba

    Introduced into:

    Bangladesh, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jawa, Leeward Is., Marquesas, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, Sulawesi, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Jatropha integerrima Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 21, 2008 Hardy [s.n.] K000252686
    Apr 21, 2008 Eggers [2833], Dominican Republic K000254064 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 2008 Wright, C. [1954], Cuba K000252689 Unknown type material
    Apr 21, 2008 [Gr., W.] [s.n.] K000252684
    Apr 21, 2008 H.B.C. [s.n.] K000252687
    Apr 21, 2008 s.coll. [s.n.] K000252685
    Jan 1, 2003 Hong Kong 64590.000
    Jan 1, 1992 Curtiss, A.H. [458], Cuba K000252688 Unknown type material
    Radcliffe-Smith [5532], Oman K000254565
    DeWolf Jr., G.P. [2004], Venezuela K000716419
    Hu, S. Y. [13689], Hong Kong Jatropha hastata K000254606
    Bally, P.R.O. [6369], Kenya Jatropha pandurifolia K000776896
    Jeffrey, C. [637], Seychelles Jatropha pandurifolia K000254890

    First published in Enum. Syst. Pl.: 32 (1763)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dehgan, B. (2012). Flora Neotropica, Monograph 110: 1-273.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • van Welzen, P.C. & Chayamarit, K. (2007). Flora of Thailand 8(2): 305-592. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Balakrishnan, N.P. & Chakrabarty, T. (2007). The family Euphorbiaceae in India. A synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography: 1-500. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. ORSTOM éditions, Paris.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    • Smith, A.C. (1981). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 2: 1-810. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dehgan, B. (2012). Flora Neotropica, Monograph 110: 1-273.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Balakrishnan, N.P. & Chakrabarty, T. (2007). The family Euphorbiaceae in India. A synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography: 1-500. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
    • Florence, J. (1997). Flore de la Polynésie Française 1: 1-393. ORSTOM éditions, Paris.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147(1): 50 (1910).
    • Jacq., Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist.: 256, t. 183, fig. 47 (1763).

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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