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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-104552, with some changes.

H Jatropha curcas L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Jatropha (family Euphorbiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 104552) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1006 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Castiglionia lobata Ruiz & Pav. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas adansonii Endl. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas curcas (L.) Britton & Millsp. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Curcas drastica Mart. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas indica A.Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas lobata Splitg. ex Lanj. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas purgans Medik. Synonym H WCSP
Curcas purgans Medic. Synonym M TRO
Jatropha acerifolia Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Jatropha afrocurcas Pax Synonym H WCSP
Jatropha condor Wall. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Jatropha curcas var. rufa McVaugh Synonym L WCSP
Jatropha edulis Sessé Synonym H WCSP
Jatropha moluccana Wall. Synonym M TRO
Jatropha yucatanensis Briq. Synonym H WCSP
Manihot curcas (L.) Crantz Synonym H WCSP
Ricinoides americana Garsault [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Ricinus americanus Mill. Synonym H WCSP
Ricinus jarak Thunb. Synonym H WCSP

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