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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported only by George N. Avery (1978) for the Florida Keys Section of Biscayne National Park.

Other data on Jatropha multifida available from :


Jatropha multifida has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated 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