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Common name

English: Castor bean

German: Rizinus

Mandarin: 蓖麻 (bi ma)

Portuguese: Mamon

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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