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Jatropha multifida L.
Coralbush

Jatropha multifida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Perhaps endemic to the West Indies. Widely cultivated throughout the tropics and subtropics and sometimes naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Jatropha multifida available from :

Jatropha multifida has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only



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Jatropha multifida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Jatropha multifida
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011
Jatropha multifida
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011
Jatropha multifida
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011