Jatropha integerrima

COMMON NAME

Spicy jatropha

TYPE

​Shrub

FAMILY

Euphorbiaceae

NOTES

The individual flowers on this species are star-shaped and generally red, although a pink-flowered variety exists. Flowers are 1-inch wide and are produced year-round in beautiful clusters that are held upright above the lobed leaves.  Can reach about 15 feet tall and have an equal spread when left unpruned.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

West Indies, Cuba and Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti)

NATIVE HABITAT

Secondary forest, along trail in lowland mixed forest

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu

llifle.com



Jatropha integerrima