Jatropha gossypiifolia L. Bellyache Bush
Sp.Pl. 2:1006 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 13 August 2007

Erect, viscid shrub, 0.7-1.5(-4) m high. Fl. red-brown, Jan to May. Disturbed areas, often near rivers.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Pilbara (nearshore).

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.