Jatropha subaequiloba Radcl.-Sm.

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Jatropha subaequiloba

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Ponta Sitone, Bazaruto Island, Vilanculos District

Jatropha subaequiloba

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Ponta Sitone, Bazaruto Island, Vilanculos District

Jatropha subaequiloba

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Ponta Sitone, Bazaruto Island, Vilanculos District

Jatropha subaequiloba

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Ponta Sitone, Bazaruto Island, Vilanculos District

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Status: Native
Description:
Completely hairless shrub up to 4 m tall. Leaves up to 12 × 13.5 cm, palmately 5-lobed when mature, leathery, deeply cordate at the base; lateral veins 12-14 pairs per lobe, looping back on to each other before the entire margin; petiole 4 - 6.5 cm long. Inflorescences in terminal flattened heads, up to 10 cm long. Flowers unisexual, greenish tinged pink. Fruit a 3-lobed capsule, c. 1.7 × 1.5 cm,finely wrinkled and covered with small wart-like protuberances.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: subaequiloba: with lobes of almost the same size, referring to the leaves
Habitat: In coastal dune vegetation and freshwater marshy areas
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Worldwide distribution: Bazaruto Island, Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 2 February 2010
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 459. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Page 262.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jatropha subaequiloba
African Plant Database: Jatropha subaequiloba
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Jatropha subaequiloba
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Jatropha subaequiloba
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Jatropha subaequiloba
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Jatropha subaequiloba
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Jatropha subaequiloba
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Jatropha subaequiloba
iNaturalist: Jatropha subaequiloba
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Jatropha subaequiloba
JSTOR Plant Science: Jatropha subaequiloba
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Jatropha subaequiloba
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jatropha subaequiloba
Plants of the World Online: Jatropha subaequiloba
The Plant List (version 1.1): Jatropha subaequiloba
Tropicos: Jatropha subaequiloba
Wikipedia: Jatropha subaequiloba


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Jatropha subaequiloba.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=175560, retrieved 5 August 2020

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