Characteristics of Jatropha Curcas

Jatropha is a genus of about 175 succulent plants, shrubs and trees from the family Euphorbiaceae, subfamily Crotonoideae, and tribe Jatropheae. There are at least four important species, namely, J. curcas, J. gossrifolia, J. podarica, and J. multifada. It was botanist Carl Von Linne who first classified the plants in 1753 and gave the botanical … Read More