Manihot Mill.

2 species naturalized Aust.; Qld, NSW

*Manihot grahamii Hook.

Monoecious shrub or tree with milky latex, up to 5 m high. Leaves alternate, glabrous, lower surface ± glaucous, deeply 3–13-lobed. Lobes 5–10 cm long, 10–20 mm wide. Petiole 5–20 cm long. Flowers in racemes, perianth 8–13 mm long, green and purple. Fruit a capsule 1.5–2 cm diam. Occas. naturalized. Introd. from America