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species

Castor-oil-plant
Ricinus communis L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Euphorbiaceae »  genus Ricinus - ricinus

Scientific synonyms

Ricinus communis var. communis
Ricinus communis var. aegyptiaceus (Popova) Moshkin
Ricinus africanus Mill.
Ricinus communis var. africanus Müll.Arg.
Ricinus communis subsp. africanus (Mill.) Nyman
Ricinus communis var. amblyocalyx Müll.Arg.
Ricinus communis var. americanus Müll.Arg.
Ricinus communis f. americanus Müll.Arg.
Ricinus angulatus Thunb.
Ricinus communis f. argentatus T.Carvalho

Other names

= Castor Bean
= Castor Oil Plant
= Castorbean
= Krapata
= Palma Christi
= Ricin

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Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, Asia: Israel

* List of countries might not be complete

Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni Tozzetti, 1886) - White Peach Scale

consumer: Styloleptus biustus (LeConte, 1852), Samia cynthia ricini (Jones, 1791) - Eri Silkmoth

Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Ricinus communis]

Pladias [https://www.pladias.cz/] [as Ricinus communis]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Ricinus communis L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Ricinus communis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [http://www.botanic.co.il/A/defaulte.htm] [as Ricinus communis]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Ricinus communis L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ricinus communis L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Ricinus communis L.]

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