African Plant Database

Ricinus communis var. africanus (Mill.) Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 15(2): 1019 (1866) 
Information on the genus : Ricinus
Basionym : Ricinus africanus Mill.
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ricinus communis L.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ricinus communis L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ricinus africanus Mill. (1768)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ricinus communis L. var. communis
=Ricinus communis L. (1753)
=Ricinus megalospermus Delile
=Ricinus communis var. megalospermus (Delile) Müll. Arg.
=Ricinus lividus Jacq. (1781)
=Ricinus communis var. lividus (Jacq.) Müll. Arg. (1866)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 806  
  • DUCELLIER, L. & R. MAIRE (1923). Végétaux adventices observés dans l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 14: 304-325
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
no map available
Record n°106903 modified 2008-07-02
Feedback about this record