Jatropha schlechteri Pax
subsp. setifera (Hutch.) Radcl.-Sm.

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (4)

Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali Business Centre

Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali Business Centre

Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali Business Centre

Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali Business Centre

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Jatropha setifera Hutch.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, up to c. 40 cm, growing from a stout reddish fleshy rootstock. Leaves up to c. 15 × 10 cm, distinctly blue-grey, irregularly deeply pinnately lobed, almost hairless above, hairy below; margin, irregularly tooted. Inflorescences terminal, up to 15 cm long, laxly and shortly branched. Flowers unisexual on the same inflorescence, deep red. Fruit subcylindric, up to 12 × 10 mm, with rib-like lobes, hairless (in this subspecies).
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In open dry Mopane-Grewia-Commiphora-Terminalia woodland, often on basalt soils.
Altitude range: (metres) 560 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Zimbabwe and Limpopo South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Thursday 1 May 2008
Literature:

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 270 - 271.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 57.


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera

External websites:

African Plant Database: Jatropha schlechteri
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Jatropha schlechteri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Jatropha schlechteri
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Jatropha schlechteri
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Jatropha schlechteri
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Jatropha schlechteri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Jatropha schlechteri
Ispot Southern Africa : Jatropha schlechteri
JSTOR Plant Science: Jatropha schlechteri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Jatropha schlechteri
Tropicos: Jatropha schlechteri
West African Plants database: Jatropha schlechteri


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Jatropha schlechteri subsp. setifera.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135450, retrieved 27 September 2016

Site software last modified: 2 July 2016 1:03pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use