Jatropha curcus

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Noun1.Jatropha curcus - small tropical American tree yielding purple dye and a tanning extract and bearing physic nuts containing a purgative oil that is poisonous in large quantities
genus Jatropha, Jatropha - a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Jatropha curcus is a member of Euphoiaceae family and widely cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions, such as China, Africa, India, and South East Asia, because of its high oil content [2].
Jatropha curcus: a renewable source of energy for meeting future energy needs.