3 responses to “Jatropha gossypifolia”

  1. 3Point141

    Thank you for selecting one of my photos.
    I’m honored.
    Rockledge, Florida, USA.

  2. Wendy

    Very very interesting!

  3. Celso Lago-Paiva

    The second time of that plant here.
    When of the first apparition of here, I pointed out the presence in it of cancer-inducing phorbols, that represent serious risk for many people.
    It is very common in culture here in Brasil.
    But some people link the presence of the species with deaths after some time (they say that, when their roots reach the house, someone will die).
    Celso Lago-Paiva
    Curvelo, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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