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Species profile—Ricinus communis (castor oil bush)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → EuphorbiaceaeRicinus communis (castor oil bush)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Euphorbiaceae
Scientific name
Ricinus communis L.
Common name
castor oil bush
WildNet taxon ID
11288
Alternate name(s)
castor oil plant
palma-christi
Palma christi
castor bean
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=11288

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
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