Jatropha integerrima

Jatropha integerrima

  • Jatropha integerrima
  • Jatropha integerrima
  • Jatropha integerrima
  • Jatropha integerrima
  • Flower name
    Jatropha integerrima
  • Scientific name
    Jatropha integerrima
  • Alias提琴桜, Peregrina, Spicy Jatropha, Jatropha
  • Place of originWest Indies, Cuba
  • Place of floweringSubtropical region, Okinawa
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Jatropha integerrima

Jatropha integerrima or Teikinzakura (scientific name:Jatropha integerrima) is a small tropical evergreen shrub of the Euphorbiaceae family, native to Cuba and the West Indies. From spring to early summer, it produces many pink five-petaled flowers in the inflorescence that emerge from the stem of a flower hanging from the ends of branches. The leaves are green and oval in shape and color, typical of leaves. It is called Teikinzakura (literally "Teikin cherry tree") because the leaves resemble a violin. It is not a member of the cherry blossom family, despite the fact that the name of the flower has "cherry blossom" in it's name, and the shape and color of the flowers are similar to those of the cherry tree.

Common name: Jatropha integerrima, scientific name: Jatropha integerrima, also known as Jatropha, Rose-flowered Jatropha, Peregrina, Spicy Jatropha, origin: Cuba, living type: small evergreen shrub, Shrub height: 2 m, Leaf color: green, Leaf shape: ovate and violin-like, Leaf margin: full margin, Flower color: pink to bright red, number of petals: 5.
Flower diameter: 2-3 cm. Flowering time: April-July. Fruit shape: capsule, seed count: 6.


  • Order
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Euphorbiaceae
  • Genus
    Jatropha
  • Species
    J. integerrima
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsRed Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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