Euphorbiaceae Juss.
Ricinus communis L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 1007 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in India utraque, Africa, Europa australi."
Bennett, G. (1860), Gatherings of a Naturalist in Australasia: 332 [secondary reference]
Woolls, W. (1867), Notes on introduced plants occurring in the neighbourhood of Sydney. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 10: 37 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1888), Key to the System of Victorian Plants 1: 532 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. in Meston, A. (ed.) (1889), Botany of the Bellenden-Ker Expedition. Report of the Government Scientific Expedition to the Bellenden-Ker Range upon the Flora and Fauna of that part of the Colony: 58 [secondary reference]
Hamilton, A.G. (1892), On the effect which settlement in Australia has produced upon indigenous vegetation. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 26: 237 [secondary reference]
Holtze, M. (1892), Introduced plants in the Northern Territory. Transactions, proceedings and report, Royal Society of South Australia 15: 3 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 480 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil plant [n/a]
Black, J.M. (1924), Casuarinaceae - Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia 2: 352, Fig. 157 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor-oil plant [n/a]
Domin, K. (1927), Beitrage zur Flora und Pflanzengeographie Australiens. Bibliotheca Botanica 22(89): 887 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. (January 1948), Casuarinaceae-Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 2: 514, Fig. 679 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor-oil plant [n/a]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 214 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. & Murray, L.R. (1963), Poisonous Plants of the Northern Territory: 6, 8, 72, 74, Pl. 18 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a] common name: Castor Oil plant [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4): 245 BHL [secondary reference]
Airy Shaw, H.K. (November 1980), A partial synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae - Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus). Kew Bulletin 35(3): 667 [secondary reference]
Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. (1981), Plants of Western New South Wales: 465 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Bean [n/a] common name: Castor-oil Plant [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 117 [secondary reference]
Kalotas, A. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Ricinus, Adriana. Flora of Central Australia: 188-189, Fig. 212 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor oil plant [n/a]
Stanley, T.D. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1984), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 1: 438 [secondary reference]
common name: Palma Christi [n/a] common name: Castor Bean [n/a] common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 108 [secondary reference]
Gray, M. & Michael, P.W. (1986), List of plants collected at the old Flemington Saleyards, Sydney, New South Wales. Plant Protection Quarterly 1(4): 139 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor-oil plant [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 31 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 455 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
James, T.A. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 406, Plate 23 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Du Puy, D.J. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 274 [secondary reference]
common name: Jarak [n/a] common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 232 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Williams, D.G. (1994), Vegetation and flora of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin 404: 23 [secondary reference]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 79, Fig. 13a [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
James, T.A. & Harden, G.J. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Euphorbiaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 406, Plate 23 [secondary reference]
common name: Castor Oil Plant [n/a]
Swarbrick, J.T. & Hart, R. (2000), Environmental weeds of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) and their management. Plant Protection Quarterly 16(2): 54, 56 [secondary reference]
common name: castor oil [n/a]
CHAH (2009), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), CoI (naturalised), ChI (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), Vic (naturalised)