Spot-characters for:
Ricinus communis L.
var. communis

The following is a list of spot-characters recorded for this species.

Number of spot characters found: 13

Spot numberSpot-characterComment
2 Trees Possibly sometimes a small tree
16 Annuals
19 Perennials
20 Shrub over 2 m
21 Shrub under 2 m
25 Plant monoecious
109 Prickles or spines on trunk or stems Spiny in some varieties
605 Petiole and/or rhachis bearing glands Glands at base and apex of petiole
706 Leaves peltate
740 Leaves alternate
741 Leaves simple
750 Leaves (or leaflets in compound leaves) with toothed margin
1018 Fruit lobed 3-lobed

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Spot characters for: Ricinus communis., retrieved 28 February 2024

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