Jatropha loristipula Radcl.-Sm.

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Erect glabrous branched perennial herb up to 30 cm.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In Mopane-Combretum woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Known only from the Beitbridge area of Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Wednesday 18 October 2006

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 179.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 139.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 42.

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

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Jatropha loristipula.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135420, retrieved 26 November 2022

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