The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Jatropha

The genus Jatropha is in the family Euphorbiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Jatropha

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Jatropha aceroides (Pax & K.Hoffm.) Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha aethiopica Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha afrotuberosa Radcl.-Sm. & Govaerts Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha alamanii Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha andrieuxii Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha angustifolia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha angustifolia Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha arborea Glaz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha aspleniifolia Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha atacorensis A.Chev. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha augusti Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha australis Lodd. ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha bartlettii Wilbur Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha baumii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha berteroi Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha bornmuelleri Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha botswanica Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha breviloba (Morong) Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha brockmanii Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha bullockii E.J.Lott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha calcarea Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha calyculata Vahl ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha campestris S.Moore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha capensis (L.f.) Sond. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha cardiophylla (Torr.) Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha cathartica Terán & Berland. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha catingae Ule Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha × ceballosii Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha chacoana Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha chamelensis Pérez-Jim. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha chevalieri Beille Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha ciliata Sessé Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha cinerea (Ortega) Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha clarae-hildae Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha clavuligera Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha collina Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha confusa Hutch. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha contrerasii J.Jiménez Ram. & M.Martínez Gordillo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha conzattii J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha cordata (Ortega) Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha costaricensis G.L.Webster & Poveda Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha crinita Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha cuneata Wiggins & Rollins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha curcas L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha decipiens M.E.Jones Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha decumbens Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha dehganii J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha dhofarica Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha dichtar J.F.Macbr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha dioica Sessé Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha dissecta (Chodat & Hassl.) Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha divaricata Sw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha diversifolia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha eglandulosa Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha elbae J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha ellenbeckii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha elliptica (Pohl) Oken Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha erythropoda Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha euarguta M.G.Gilbert & Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha excisa Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha fischeri Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha flavovirens Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha fortunatoi Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha fremontioides Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha gallabatensis Schweinf. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha galvanii J.Jiménez Ram. & L.M.Contr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha gaumeri Greenm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha giffordiana Dehgan & G.L.Webster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha glandulifera Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha glauca Vahl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha gossypiifolia L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha grossidentata Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha guaranitica Speg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hastata Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hastifolia Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hernandiifolia Vent. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha heynei N.P.Balakr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hieronymi Kuntze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hildebrandtii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hintonii Wilbur Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hippocastanifolia Croizat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hirsuta Hochst. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha horizontalis M.G.Gilbert Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha humboldtiana McVaugh Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha humifusa Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha hypogyna Radcl.-Sm. & Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha inaequispina Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha × induta (Chodat & Hassl.) Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha integerrima Jacq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha intercedens Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha intermedia (Chodat & Hassl.) Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha isabellei Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha jaimejimenezii V.W.Steinm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha kamerunica Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha krusei J.Jiménez Ram. & Mart.Gordon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha lagarinthoides Sond. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha latifolia Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha loeflingii Aresch. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha loristipula Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha macrantha Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha macrocarpa Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha macrophylla Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha macrorhiza Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha mahafalensis Jum. & H.Perrier Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha maheshwarii Subram. & Nayar Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha malacophylla Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha malmeana Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha marginata Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha marmorata Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha martiusii (Pohl) Baill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha matacensis Castell. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha mcvaughii Dehgan & G.L.Webster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha melanosperma Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha microdonta Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha minor Urb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha mirandana J.Jiménez Ram. & K.Vega Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha miskatensis Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha mollis Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha mollissima (Pohl) Baill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha monroi S.Moore Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha moranii Dehgan & G.L.Webster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha multifida L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha mutabilis (Pohl) Baill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha nana Dalzell & A.Gibson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha natalensis Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha neopauciflora Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha neriifolia Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha nibifolia Baill. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha nogalensis Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha nudicaulis Benth. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha oaxacana J.Jiménez Ram. & R.Torres Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha obbiadensis Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha oblanceolata Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha orangeana Dinter ex P.G.Mey. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha ortegae Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pachypoda Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pachyrrhiza Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha palmatifida Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha palmatifolia Ule Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha palustris Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha panduraefolia Andri Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha paradoxa (Chiov.) Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha paxii Croizat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pedatipartita Kuntze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pedersenii Lourteig Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha peiranoi Lourteig & O'Donnell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pelargoniifolia Courbai Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Jatropha peltata Sessé Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha peltata Kunth Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha pereziae J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha phillipseae Rendle Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha podagrica Hook. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha prunifolia Pax ex Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha prunifolia Pax Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha pseudocurcas Müll.Arg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha puncticulata Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha purpura Rose & Pax Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha purpurea Rose Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha ribifolia (Pohl) Baill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha riojae Miranda Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha rivae Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha robecchii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha rosea Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha rufescens Brandegee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha rumicifolia Fern.Casas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha rzedowskii J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha scaposa Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha schlechteri Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Jatropha schweinfurthii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha seineri Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha somalensis Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha sotoi-nunyezii Fern.Casas & E.Martínez Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha spicata Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha spinosa Vahl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha spinosissima Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha standleyi Steyerm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha stephanii J.Jiménez Ram. & M.Martínez Gordillo Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha stevensii G.L.Webster Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha stigmatosa Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha stipulacea Müll. Arg. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha stuhlmannii Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha subaequiloba Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha sympetala S.F.Blake & Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tacumbensis Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tanjorensis J.L.Ellis & Saroja Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tehuantepecana J.Jiménez Ram. & A.Campos Vilb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tenuicaulis Thulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tetracantha Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha thyrsantha Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tirucalli L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Jatropha tlalcozotitlanensis J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha trifida Chiov. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tropaeolifolia Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha tupifolia Griseb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha uncinulata Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha unicostata Balf.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha variabilis Radcl.-Sm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha variegata Vahl Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha variifolia Pax Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha velutina Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha vernicosa Brandegee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha villosa Wight Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha viminea Retz. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha weberbaueri Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha websteri J.Jiménez Ram. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha weddeliana Baill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha woodii Kuntze Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Jatropha zeyheri Sond. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 353 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Jatropha. Of these 190 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 108 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Jatropha. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 353 species names for the genus Jatropha recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 190 53.8%
Synonym 145 41.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 5.1%

All names

The status of the 461 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Jatropha recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 199 43.2%
Synonym 244 52.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 18 3.9%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 353 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Jatropha, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 190 141 0 0 331 93.8%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 0.6%
Low confidence 0 2 0 18 20 5.7%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Jatropha is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 7 0 9 2.5%
WCSP 190 143 0 11 0 344 97.5%