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Ricinus communis

Family: euphorbiaceae
Common name(s): castor bean
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 8~9 - 11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Ricinus communis

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (7 varieties in database) (28 photos)
  • BBC Gardening: Ricinus communis 'Impala' - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 9-11) (45 photos)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 8-11) (5 photos)
  • John and Jacq's Garden - Informational page provided by home gardeners with details on culture and propagation. (zone 8-11) (9 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 9-11) (1 photo)
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (7 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (8 photos)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information (additional information for other varieties)
  • Rainy Side Gardeners - Plant profile compiled by two gardeners in the Pacific Northwest. Includes propagation and pruning methods, and commentary. (4 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (zone 9-11) (4 photos)

Last updated:19 Nov 2017