genus Ricinus


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Noun1.genus Ricinus - a genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plantgenus Ricinus - a genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plant
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
castor bean plant, castor-oil plant, palma christ, palma christi, 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 ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
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