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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Jatropha spicata
 

Found this plant at Mbuyu.

  
Author:  Ferdinand Albin Pax 1894
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Kenya, Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  14 centimetres
Height:  125-200 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Jatropha pseudoglandulifera Pax 1910. Jatropha kilimandscharica Pax & K. Hoffm. 1910. Jatropha messinica E.A. Bruce 1951.
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Ferdinand Albin Pax in 1894. It is found in Kenya, Congo, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem can grow to forteen centimetres in diameter and from 125 to 200centimeters height. The flowers are greenish yellow.