genus Jatropha


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Related to genus Jatropha: Jatropha curcas
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Noun1.genus Jatropha - a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceaegenus Jatropha - a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
Jatropha curcus, physic nut - 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
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The genus Jatropha belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family and the plants of this genus are widely distributed around the world with approximately 186 species (FRESNEDO-RAMIREZ & OROZCO-RAMIREZ, 2013).
The genus Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) consists of 175 species distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world (Webster, 1994).
The genus Jatropha contains 175 known species which belong to the family Euphorbiaceae [1].
Jatropha curcas is one of the species of flowering plant in the genus Jatropha in spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, a tropic plant of Mexico and Central America [26].
The genus Jatropha includes 175 species in the world (Dehgan and Webster, 1976; Ye et al., 2009).
Several known species from genus Jatropha have been reported for their medicinal uses, chemical constituents, and biological activities such as Jatropha curcas, Jatropha elliptica, Jatropha gossypiifolia, and Jatropha mollissima, among others
For tropical regions Jatropha Curcas is a species of flowering plant in the genus Jatropha in spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.