This plant is of family Euphorbiaceae, looks as a small tree with a thick trunk and bright flowers. All parts of the plant are poisonous, however troubles arise only when lacteal juice gets to eyes. The most poisonous are seeds, therefore it’s necessary to make so that they were inaccessible to small children.
Jatropha podagrica grows in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama and Guatemala.
All year long the plant can stand on the sun, besides, it requires a warm place. Only in the winter Jatropha contains at temperature 15 °C and waters very moderately.