Magnificent Manihot

This genus is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae. You may be familiar with Cassava (Manihot esculenta), a plant that is commonly cultivated for it starchy root in tropical and subtropical regions of the world; when dried and ground, it is referred to as tapioca. The exquisite palmately lobed leaves in this genus are featured below.

Manihot caudata

Manihot caudata

Manihot intermedia

Manihot intermedia

Manihot subspicata

Manihot subspicata