Overview

Comprehensive Description

Miscellaneous Details

Notes: Scrub forests also in the plains
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Distribution

"Maharashtra: Pune, Raigad, Thane Kerala: Alapuzha, Idukki, Kozhikode, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Madurai, Puddukkottai, Ramanathapuram, Tiruchchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvannamalai, Thiruvallur, Viluppuram, Virudhunagar"
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Physical Description

Morphology

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Field Tips

Tender parts purplish green color. Leaves gland tipped.

Flower

In cymes, greenish yellow. Flowering throughout the year.

Fruit

A capsule, three-lobed. Fruiting throughout the year.

Leaf Apices

Shortly acuminate

Leaf arrangement

Alternate distichous

Leaf Bases

Sub-Cordate

Leaf Margins

Serrate

Leaf Types

Simple

Habit

A shrub.

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Diagnostic Description

Diagnostic

Habit: Shrub
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Ecology

Habitat

General Habitat

"From the coast in wastelands, scrub jungles. Plains upto 1000m. Peninsular India, Sri Lanka and tropical Africa."
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Jatropha glandulifera

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Uses

The paste of the root is used in treating snake bites. Cattle do not feed on this plant.
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