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Ricinus communis (Castor Oil Plant) is a species of tree in the family Euphorbiaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Castor Oil Plant is native to Syria, Swaziland, Benin, Pakistan, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Botswana, Jordan, South Africa, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Lesotho, Iran, Angola, Ethiopia, Morocco, Kenya, Hungary, and Israel. It has simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Honey bee. Castor Oil Plant is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 3.4 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Castor oil plant. View this species on GBIF