Definition of Ricinus communis. Meaning of Ricinus communis. Synonyms of Ricinus communis

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Definition of Ricinus communis

Ricinus communis
Palma Christi Pal"ma Chris"ti [L., palm of Christ.] (Bot.) A plant (Ricinus communis) with ornamental peltate and palmately cleft foliage, growing as a woody perennial in the tropics, and cultivated as an herbaceous annual in temperate regions; -- called also castor-oil plant. [Sometimes corrupted into palmcrist.]
Ricinus communis
Palmic Pal"mic, a. [Cf. F. palmique.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi); -- formerly used to designate an acid now called ricinoleic acid. [Obsoles.]
Ricinus communis
Castor bean Cas"tor bean` (Bot.) The bean or seed of the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi.)
Ricinus communis
Castor oil Cas"tor oil (k[a^]s"t[~e]r oil`). A mild cathartic oil, expressed or extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus communis, or Palma Christi. When fresh the oil is inodorous and insipid. Castor-oil plant. Same as Palma Christi.

Meaning of Ricinus communis from wikipedia

- Ricinus communis, the castor bean or castor oil plant, is a species of perennial flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. It is the sole species...
- carbohydrate-binding protein) produced in the seeds of the castor oil plant, Ricinus communis, is a highly potent toxin. A dose of purified ricin powder the size...
- chewing lice found parasitizing P****eriformes. The genus Ricinus, including Ricinus communis, the castorbean plant, also exists in botany - this is possible...
- an extremely toxic hemagglutinin, from seeds of the castor plant (Ricinus communis). The first lectin to be purified on a large scale and available on...
- major component of the seed oil obtained from mature Castor plant (Ricinus communis L., Euphorbiaceae) seeds or in sclerotium of ergot (Claviceps purpurea...
- (bleeding-heart, Dutchman's breeches) Hyacinthus (hyacinth) Myrtus (myrtle) Ricinus communis (castor oil plant) Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot) Trillium Viola...
- pseudoacacia, Abrus precatorius, Jatropha curcas, Croton gratissimus and Ricinus communis. Typical toxalbumins are abrin and ricin. Ingestion of seed containing...
- butterfly with brown lines whose larvae feed almost exclusively on castor (Ricinus communis). It is similar in appearance to Ariadne ariadne, the angled castor...
- kikayon (Ricinus) plant, and caused it to wither. The larvae of the recently described Olepa schleini are the only insects which regularly infest Ricinus communis...
- acid. Castor oil, the expressed natural fatty oil of the seeds of Ricinus communis also contains mixtures of the glycerides of isoricinoleic acids and...
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