Manihot grahamii Hook.

  • Filed As

    Manihot grahamii Hook.

  • Collector(s)

    D. J. Rogers 498, 17 May 1963

  • Location

    United States of America. Louisiana. Lafayette Parish. Home of Mr. John Chretien, 1119 11th St.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 4080869

    Occurrence ID: c6273544-0f3d-4083-b081-6424136dabdf

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  • All Determinations

    Manihot grahamii Hook.

  • Region

    North America

  • Country

    United States of America

  • State/Province


  • County/Municipio

    Lafayette Parish

  • Locality

    Home of Mr. John Chretien, 1119 11th St.

  • Location Notes

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Monograph of Manihot (Euphorbiaceae)
Manihot grahami Hooker
Rogers, D. /. & s. q Appan, taxon no. 24
m Wora Neotropica Monograph No. 13
Annotated June, 1971
LOUISIANA, Lafayette Parish, Lafayette*
No. I ^98 Manihot flabellifolia Pohl
Heme of Mr. John Chretien, 1119 11th St.
Apparently introduced from near New
Plant about 13> feet tall. Trunk 10n
I diameter at base. Bark smooth, reddish-
brown, about 6 mm. thick, peeling readily
from trunk. Latex in small quantity,
flight yellowish-white.
This plant said to be between four and
seven years eld. Also said to have
*inseet-repellant qualities for those who
sit in its shade. Plant has strong odor
of HCN in all parts.
Numerous seedlings found near base of
this specimen. N© other large plant in
the vicinity.
Plants frost-resistant, but sensitive
to prolonged sub-freezing temperatures.
Staminate and pistillate flowers and
young fruits on this plant.
<S tepals 2.i?GY 9/8*, brilliant yellow
green, with maroon dots internally at
base of lobe. Disc bright orange.
May 17, 1963
Collectors: David J. Rogers, J. W.
Thieret and Wm. Reese
* Nickerson Color Fan, Am. Hort. Council
Fruits round, not winged, with triangu-
lar indentation in stigmatic end. Disc
orange-red. 1,8 cm. base-apex, 1*9 cm.
i side-to-side.