Family Euphorbiaceae
Basionym Jatropha bartlettii Wilbur
Original Identification Jatropha bartlettii sp. nov. ined.
Current Taxon Jatropha bartlettii Wilbur
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 70: 99. 1954.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 194783
Comments  
Primary Collector R. L. Wilbur
Collector Number 1472
Collection Date 2 Jul 1949
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Growing on moist steep slope at about 5000 feet. Heavily forested slopes in mountains 12 miles south-southwest of Autlan.
Plant Description Notes Widely branched tree about 7 m. high by about 2 dm. in diameter. Petals greenish white. Juice cloudy turning dull red upon drying.
Broad geographical location North America
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