Follow us

Stay connected with our latest news & stories from Jean-Micheal Cousteau Resort Fiji

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Facebook




Jatropha integerrima (Euphorbiaceae)


Ornamental, evergreen, rounded or narrow domed, succulent shrub or small tree, up to 4 m tall. In cultivation usually smaller. Grows in frost-free climates. Leaves glossy-green, lobed to oval. Clusters of scarlet flowers with bright yellow stamens year-round.


Native to Cuba, but widely grown as ornamental in many tropical and subtropical countries and often persistent after cultivation.

Natural Medical  Properties

No known.

Did you know?

Peregrina is closely related (same subfamily) to Cassava (Manihot esculenta, #67) and Garden Croton (Codiaeum variegatum, #104).

Further reading:


World Flora Online
WorldChecklist of Selected Plant Families
A working list of all plant species


A chorus of acclaim with prestigious awards

Each recognition echoes the resort's unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and authentic Fijian experiences.

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji Awards


Stay up to date

To stay in touch and be inspired by our latest news & stories from Jean-Micheal Cousteau Resort Fiji, please register your interest.