Preferred Scientific Name; Jatropha gossypiifolia .. IATGO (Jatropha gossypifolia) The genus Jatropha belongs to the tribe Jatrophieae of. Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Shrub Distribution notes: Exotic. Jatropha gossypifolia is used in folkloric system to manage emesis and gastrointestinal motility disorders such as constipation and diarrhea. The present study.

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Production and international trade Although Jatropha gossypiifolia is widely planted as an ornamental and hedge plant, and has become locally naturalized, there are no data available on trade in Africa or elsewhere. Title Flowers Caption Female flower a and flower with male and female parts b. Database inventory of introduced plant jatrohpa in the rural and urban zones of Galapagos.

Jatropha gossypiifolia

Further studies are necessary to assay important folk uses, as well as to find new bioactive molecules with pharmacological relevance based on the popular claims.

Herbicides can cause high mortality of J. Gardner C, Bennetts H, Consequently, the ratio of male to female flowers and therefore seed production may be influenced by latitude and season.

Singh A, Agarwal RA, Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Seed dispersal of a myrmecochorous weed, bellyache bush Jatropha gossypiifolia in riparian landscapes of northern Queensland.


Scutelleridae a biological control agent of the weed bellyache bush Jatropha gossypiifolia Euphorbiaceae. It has been suggested that two of the biotypes in Australia could potentially be J. Don’t need the entire report? Despite some studies having shown the hepatotoxic potential of J.

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The plant can produce seed by selfing or cross-pollination, and many insects, including bees, visit the flowers to collect the nectar. The Jatropha genus is divided into two subgenera, Jatropha and curcas, from which the subgenus Jatropha has the widest distribution, with species found in Africa, India, South America, West Indies, Central America, and the Caribbean [ 4 ].

There jatropa, however, instances in other areas where not all plants have been killed after being cut off at ground level, with re-shooting sometimes occurring Chadhokar, ; Pitt and Miller, Title Darwin purple fruits and flowers Caption Darwin purple leaf biotype fruits and flowers.

Towards more strategic management of weeds on top end aboriginal lands. Styles are 3—4, slender dilated into a capitate, bifid stigma.

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Among the species, J. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

Leaves alternate; stipules c. In another study, the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of the methanol and petrol ether extracts of aerial parts of J. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Atlas of medicinal jatroha of Middle America: The physico-chemical properties of the seed and seed oil of Jatropha gossipifolia. Animal and weed pests of Cape York Peninsula.


Gardner and Bennetts, ; Padua et al. Because of its dense canopy, shallow root system and allelopathic qualities, J.

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Results from a trial of integrated control methods have shown that high kill rates of J. The lethality was Heights over 3 m have also been reported in shaded areas in the Northern Territory Pitt and Miller, The authors showed that both synthetic and naturally occurring 1-phenylnaphthalene lignans could positively modulate the immunity of the host, since they significantly increased the proliferation of mouse spleen cell in vitro [ ].

The methanol and n-butanol extracts of unripened seeds of J. User Group specific search options Title. Ecology Where Jatropha gossypiifolia is naturalized, it occurs in regions with a pronounced dry season, along roads, on waste places, in grassland and shrub vegetation, generally at low altitudes in coastal areas. Terre Vie Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded.

It has been found growing down to the high tide mark near Darwin in the Northern Territory. In another study analyzing the morphological aspects gosypifolia the healing process occurring in open skin lesions in rats under topical administration of raw extract from J.

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