Word Origin for jatropha
Examples from the Web for jatropha
They are succeeded by nuts, of the same size and appearance as those of the jatropha curcas.
Those who live in the Barotse valley cultivate in addition the sugar-cane, sweet potato, and manioc ('Jatropha manihot').Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
The sting of Jatropha urens is so strong that people become unconscious.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
Of considerable importance is the physic-nut (Jatropha curcas), which is exported.
The Yucca (Jatropha manihot) is one of the finest vegetables of Peru.