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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



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

This name is accepted.

Distribution: NE. Trop. Africa
(12) por spa (13) alb grc ita sic (14) ruc (20) alg egy lby mor tun wsa (21) cny mdr sel (22) ben bkn gam gnb gui mli mtn sen tog (23) bur caf gab ggi rwa zai (24) cha dji ERI ETH soc SOM sud 25 KEN? (26) ang (27) bot cpv nam (28) asc sth (29) cgs mci (34) eai (35) gst oma (38) kor kzn oga (40) ass ban ehm ind mdv pak srl whm (41) and cbd ncb tha (42) cki sul xms (43) bis (50) nfk nsw qld (51) ker nzn (60) fij gil nru nue nwc ton wal (61) coo eas mrq pit sci tua tub (74) ill mso (76) ari cal (77) tex (78) ala ark fla geo kty lou msi ten (79) mxc mxe mxg mxn mxs mxt (80) blz cos cpi els hon nic (81) aru bah ber cay cub dom hai jam lee nla pue swc trt vna win (82) ven (83) clm gal (84) bzc (85) age agw clc cln jnf par uru
Lifeform: Nanophan. or phan.
Remarks: Oil is extracted from the seeds.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts