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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Jatropha maheshwarii
   Author of this page: Soumen Aditya

Photo by: Soumen Aditya.

  
Author:  Chirayathumadom Venkatachalier Subramanian & Madhavan Parameswarau Nayar 1965
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  India: Tamilnadu, Kerala
Soil:  Mix or Gravel
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25-30 centimetres
Height:  1-2 meters
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
Got it from:  Koualam, Kerala, India
Year:  2005

Photo by: Soumen Aditya.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Chirayathumadom Venkatachalier Subramanian and Madhavan Parameswarau Nayar in 1965. It is found in the costal areas of Tamilnadu and Kerala in India. It grows in pours, red lateris soil with some water in summer, none at wintertime. It receives bright light to full sun. The caudex can grow to 30 centimetres, the whole plant reach up to two meters high. The flowers are yellow.

Photo by: Soumen Aditya.