Identify My Plant

Can you tell me what this plant is? It was purchased at a TAMU dept. of horticulture plant sale several years ago but the identification tag was lost. I am attaching pictures of the whole plant, flowers and fruiting body. Thank you for your time.

C. Roessner


Your plant is called a Jatropha podagrica.  The common names, include Buddha Belly plant, Bottleplant Shrub, and Gout plant

A Jatropha podagrica plant is also called a Buddha Belly Plant

Buddha Belly Plant