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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Jatropha cuneata
 

Photo by Soumen Aditya.

  
Author:  Ira Loren Wiggins & Reed Clark Rollins 1943
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Sonora, Baja Norte ; Mexico, Arizona; US
Soil:  Mix - Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  200 Centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Limberbush, Haat, Leatherplant, Matacora
Synonyms:  -

Photo by Soumen Aditya.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Ira Loren Wiggins and Reed Clark Rollins in 1943. It is found in dry areas of the Sonora Desert and Baja Norte in Mexico and Arizona in North America, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The swollen root can grow to twelve centimetres or more, the entire bush can reach two metres in height. Te flowers are pale yellow.

Habitat by Mark A. Dimmitt.