Ricinus communis


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Noun1.Ricinus communis - large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricinRicinus communis - large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
castor bean - the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil
genus Ricinus, Ricinus - a genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plant
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Or go for drama in the shape of the castor oil plant - Ricinus communis 'New Zealand Purple' has striking deep purple leaves - but beware, all parts of this plant are poisonous.
Or go for drama with the castor oil plant - Ricinus communis 'New Zealand Purple' has deep purple leaves - but beware, all parts of this plant are poisonous.
The castor oil plant (Ricinus communis) was the first to be exposed.
Collection, establishment and characterization of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) in the central-northern plateau of Mexico
Ricin, a poison made from castor beans, Ricinus communis, is a highly potent toxin.
[USPRwire, Fri Sep 28 2018] Castor oil is one of the most multipurpose plant oils, obtained by pressing the seed of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis).It is well known source of a monounsaturated, ricinoleic and 18-carbon fatty acid.
The five plants or plant products present as ingredients of polyherbal preparation were Azadirachta indica, Lawsonia alba, Shorea robusta, Ricinus communis, and Sesamum indicum.
Host plant(s): Chenopodum album (6, 7, 11); Conyzacanadensis (11); Galinosoga perviflora (11); Plantago major (13); Silybum marianum (6, 7, 11); Sonchus oleraceous (7, 11); Ricinus communis (11); Coriandrum sativum (11) and Tagetes minuta (11).
Gas liquid chromatography (GLC) of oils from Brassica campestris (Sarson), Ricinus communis (Arund) and Eruca sativa (Taramira) was conducted to explore their lipid components for their assessment as active principles against bacteria.
Young scientist Phemelo Motloba (17) has found a way of generating electricity from a local plant well-known as Mokura (the castor-oil plant or ricinus communis) by extracting oil from it.