Ricinus (Euphorbiaceae)

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Ricinus communis


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Acalyphoideae
Tribus: Acalypheae
Genus: Ricinus
Species: R. communis



Ricinus L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1007. (1753)

  • Type species: Ricinus communis L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1007. (1753)
  • monotypic taxon


  • Heterotypic
    • Cataputia Ludw.



Vernacular names

English: Castor-oil Plant
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