Jatropha integerrima Jacq.
|English Name:||Spicy Jatropha|
|Synonym:||Adenoropium integerrimum (Jacq.)Pohl.|
|Common Name:||Coral Plant, Peregrina, Physic nut|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||Throughout the year|
|Distribution:||Native of Carribean islands|
|Habitat:||Grown as garden plant|
|Key Characteristics:||Jatrophaintegerrima are evergreen woody shrub or small tree, able to grow up to about 4.5 m tall and with a spread of 2 - 3 m wide. Green leaves, oblong to obovate in shape and sometimes three-lobed, simple and alternate arrangement. Flowers: Separate male and female flowers on the same plant, red in colour, usually in clusters. Oval-shaped fruit, green in colour.|