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Jatropha podagrica
Gout plant
Jarak hias Euphorbiaceae
 

Jatropha podagrica, Gout plant, Jarak hias

 

Jatropha podagrica, Gout plant, Jarak hias

This shrub from Central America grows to 6 ft (1.8 Jatropha podagrica, Gout plant, Jarak hias	m) tall. Its large leaves, up to 12 in (30 cm) wide, are deeply incised, with as many as 12 narrow lobes. Clusters of red flowers are borne on long, thin stalks high above the foliage. It likes a sheltered position; it tends to shed leaves as a response to either dryness or cold. All parts of the plant are highly poisonous.
Plant Height approx. 180 cm
Flowering colors: Red
Cultivation : They do best in full sun, but will tolerate light shade, and need fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.
Propagation is from seed or cuttings
Maybe a medicin for lepra?.

 
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