Ricinus communis L.

Common name

English: Castor bean

German: Rizinus

Mandarin: 蓖麻 (bi ma)

Portuguese: Mamon

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malpighiales (93)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (76) (family description)

          Genus: Ricinus (1)

           Epithet: communis L. (8)

communis => common, or growing in society

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Ricinus communis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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