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  Jatropha heynei
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Jatropha heynei Balakr., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 3: 40. 1961; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 225. 2007. Jatropha heterophylla Heyne ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 382. 1887, non Steud. 1840; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1339(936). 1925.
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  Description: Subshrubs. Leaves alternate, deeply 3-fid, 3-nerved; lobes oblanceolate, 10-16 x 3-4 cm, base cuneate, shortly decurrent, apex acute; petiole ca. 8 cm. Flowers unisexual, 6 mm across. Outer tepals ovate, 2.5 mm, obtuse; inner ones oblong, 5 x 2 mm, decurrent, obtuse. Stamens 8-10; filaments shortly connate, 0.6 mm; anthers 2 mm. Ovary globose, 3-locular; ovules 3, pendulous; styles 3, free or basally connate, entire or each 2-fid. Disc-glands 5, free, yellow. Capsule smooth or ribbed, 3-valved; seeds ovoid, oblong or 3-gonous, carunculate.
  Habit: Shrub
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  Habitat: Scrub jungles in dry localities
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
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