Jacquinia caracasena H. B. & K. Myrsineae (Theophrastaceae).
The berry is edible. The seeds are imbedded in a sweet,
fleshy pulp, according to Don.
Jasminum paniculatum Roxb. Oleaceae. JASMINE.
This is the sieu-hing-hwa of China. The flowers are used for
J. sambac Ait. ARABIAN JASMINE.
Tropical Asia; called mo-le-hwa in China.
The flowers are used for
Jatropha urens Linn. Euphorbiaceae. SPURGE NETTLE. TREADSOFTLY.
Southern United States.
This plant is called by the negroes tread-softly
on account of its stinging hairs. The tuberous roots are said to be
eatable like those of the cassava.