Jatropha
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Similar plant to the Coral plant

Zone 34652 | Becky Kitkowski added on May 20, 2017 | Answered

Is this in the same family? And sometimes the leaves get blotchy with white on leaves, it\'s smooth in to touch but leaves fall off I live in New Port Richey Florida on gulf side

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 21, 2017

I would certainly agree that this is very similar to a Coral Plant or Jatropha.
I have not been able to identify this plant.
I would suggest you take this image or a leaf and flower sample to your County Extension Office.
They should be able to id this plant from your region.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/coral-plant/growing-coral-plants.htm

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