Ricinus communis L.
var. communis

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Zimbabwe records: View all records (133)

Records of this taxon from Zimbabwe are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
113849011 Aug 2020MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideOpposite Dandaro by Borrowdale Road10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1534-17.78345831.0788567
102362022 Jun 2019MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
Damp ground by seasonal streamGreystone Park Nature Reserve1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 C1471-17.74446331.1275277
102086030 May 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Weedy roadsideFoundry Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1730D4 C1447-17.86796730.9603117
101550027 Apr 2019MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
Open woodlandChapungu Sculpture Park, Msasa, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1518-17.84425831.1219547
99143019 Dec 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed vergeRoad to the east of Dandaro1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C1529Small tree-17.77915831.0798787
99307013 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside vegetation.Along Christmas Pass, Mutare.0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1270-18.95172032.6428806
98815017 Nov 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
Riverine vegetationHildebrand's farm, by Nyamatakwa River, Burma Valley630Zimbabwe1932B2 E722-19.18660732.7723797
98060021 Sep 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
In dry veldBetween Celebration Centre and Borrowdale Road, Harare1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C1533Locally disturbed area-17.78407231.0765927
9778804 Sep 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
J Van Bel
MA Hyde
Open ground in woodlandBotanic Gardens adjacent to Sandringham Drive1,210Zimbabwe1731C3 C1528-17.79581831.0564457
97462025 Aug 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
Weed in flower bedHarare Gardens10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1482-17.82448731.0485127
94943025 Mar 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed groundBy railway line, near Lytton Road, Workington10Zimbabwe1730D4 C1453-17.85989230.9984787
94949025 Mar 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed groundBy railway line, Kambuzuma, Harare10Zimbabwe1730D4 C1445-17.86573630.9813067
80685030 Aug 2017MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideFaber Road, Harare, opposite Autoworld10Zimbabwe1730D4 C1476-17.78270830.9880657
79676016 Jun 2017MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Roadside vergeCork Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1480-17.80819431.0355617
7675805 Feb 2017MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Brachystegia spiciformis woodland, disturbed in placesMakari, 19, Jenkinson Road, Chisipite10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1546-17.79340331.1223327
94256019 Sep 2016MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
Riverine vegetationCamp by Turgwe River, Humani Ranch0Zimbabwe2032A3 S452-20.41183232.1469987
73365018 Jun 2016MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed roadside vergeLimerick Road, Hillside, Bulawayo810Zimbabwe2028B1 W1398-20.19925628.5954517
69408013 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area.Behind Total Service Station, Gokwe town.0Zimbabwe1828B2 N1239-18.21851028.9443207
69590013 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Riverine fringeSvisvi River bridge, Gokwe District. 0Zimbabwe1828B2 N880-18.07365028.7738807
9364408 Nov 2015MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TM Müller
MA Hyde
By garage, Chipinge0Zimbabwe2032B1 E1130-20.18501032.6166807
9359807 Nov 2015MA Hyde
MA Hyde
WoodlandJust outside the Tanganda Training Centre, New Years Gift Estate0Zimbabwe2032B1 E820-20.09610032.5712607
66314027 Jun 2015MA Hyde
MA Hyde
In miombo woodlandBase of kopje in Botanic Gardens1,210Zimbabwe1731C3 C1530-17.79833031.0553507
9303501 Feb 2015MA Hyde
MA Hyde
The Grotto, Rathmore Estate, Chimanimani0Zimbabwe1932D4 E1530-19.83801032.8928107
68489016 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Grassy depression in roadside vergeCorner of road to entrance Triangle Country Club. 0Zimbabwe2131A2 S411-21.02985231.4442337
64599011 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Grassy roadside depression.Road between Triangle and Save River near Tsovani.0Zimbabwe2032C3 S414-20.98103432.1045306
62498020 Oct 2014M Coates Palgrave
C Sharp
P Ndlovu
M Coates Palgrave
Kalahari sand woodlandSikumi Forest Reserve, Sable Sands Lodge0Zimbabwe1827C1 W1040-18.65093327.0217337
57446016 Feb 2014MA Hyde
In dense rocky woodlandChivarairwa Kopje, Canonkopje Crane and Game Sanctuary0Zimbabwe1730B1 N1310-17.19635030.7078507
72955022 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside open woodland Along main Zvishavane - Rutenga road 0Zimbabwe2030A4 S870-20.49444030.2570306
62350020 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vegetation Along Harare - Masvingo road at Mvuma 0Zimbabwe1930B3 C1386-19.27517630.5430867
5168704 Jun 2013MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed, cultivated roadside vergeGlenara Avenue South, near intersection with Mutare Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1510-17.83276031.0879207
51283021 Apr 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Disturbed areaMacDonald's farm, Ruwa0Zimbabwe1731C3 C1520-17.90804031.2201007
49930023 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Roadside weedsMuzarabani0Zimbabwe1630B4 N420-16.39186030.9930407
50380028 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
WoodlandBetween Mazowe River and Sunungukai Lodges, Maramba CL0Zimbabwe1731B2 N820-17.15303031.8505107
37808027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Weedy roadsideNear entrance to Zona Tea Estates0Zimbabwe2032B3 E850-20.43506032.7346707
31633014 Oct 2010MA Hyde
In vegetation by streamMonavale Vlei, Harare1,770Zimbabwe1731C3 C1460-17.81115031.0076100
28823022 May 2010MA Hyde
In somewhat disturbed miombo woodlandMacDonald Park, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1510-17.78753031.0291700
27379012 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Edge of riverNear bridge over Matetsi River0Zimbabwe1826A1 W870-18.23745026.0129000
26234025 Dec 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open dry sandy ground24, Athlone Avenue Greendale10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1550-17.82784031.1274200
2534108 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Weedy areaCrocodile Farm, Kariba0Zimbabwe1628D2 N490-16.54680028.8738200
2531807 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open dry woodland, by small bridgeKariba-Nyaodza River rd0Zimbabwe1629C1 N540-16.58417029.0760800
20614031 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Colonists on dam wallOn (sloping) wall of upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo22,810Zimbabwe2028B1 PH694659W14000
20119024 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
RoadsideHwali River bridge90Zimbabwe2129C3 QF271812S6000
20084023 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open grassy area nr woodland edgeMaleme Dam, near camp site19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 PH568276W12600
1737502 Sep 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadsideGlenara Avenue South, just outside Mukuvisi Woodland game fence1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 TR967264C14900
14183025 Nov 2006MA Hyde
Weedy disturbed areaArt Farm, N of Harare0Zimbabwe1731C1 TR947426C15600
7278016 Sep 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed ground nr Lanner AvenueBorrowdale Common, nr cnr Lanner Ave/Teviotdale Ave1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR952345C15000
7087026 Aug 2006MA Hyde
Disturbed groundPrice's Brickyard: fishing area10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR902353C15000
6952015 Aug 2006MA Hyde
Woodland amongst low rocky kopjesHarleigh Ruins, nr Rusape to Diana's Vow Rd0Zimbabwe1832A3 VQ186599C15300
6468022 Jul 2006MA Hyde
ScrubGreystone Park NR1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 UR014374C14800
6022029 Apr 2006MA Hyde
Disturbed weedy areaShenstone, Mt Hampden0Zimbabwe1730D2 TR822429C15000
4810014 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed groundCnr Lanner/Teviotdale Ave, Borrowdale Common1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR953344C15000
588208 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Dry groundEdge of lake, Hot Springs Resort310Zimbabwe1932C2 VP441275E5900
591308 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Sand and rocks at edge of riverBy Odzi R., nr Hot Springs310Zimbabwe1932C2 VP439277E5700
3655017 Oct 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Dense exotic scrub, woodland and forestTiger Kloof, Mutare450Zimbabwe1832D3 VQ679049E12100
3300024 Sep 2005MA Hyde
In river bedMukuvisi River, Mukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 TR976256C14800
1849010 Jul 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In damp ground in woodland (mainly exotic tree spp.)Hillside Park, Harare1,380Zimbabwe1731C3 TR965268C14900
1863010 Jul 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
At edge of Mukuvisi riverHillside Park, Harare1,380Zimbabwe1731C3 TR961266C14800
1540019 Jun 2005MA Hyde
Roadside vergeKutsaga170Zimbabwe1731C3 UR013179C14800
5501 Jan 2005MA Hyde
Weed in gardenIn garden, 17, Lillesdon10Zimbabwe1731C3 UR031306C15500
59411 Jun 2004BT Wursten
Hot Springs, Save Valley310Zimbabwe1932C2 E600Male flowers below and female above0
592313 May 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
RoadsideRd to Domboshawa, Chinamora CL0Zimbabwe1731C1 UR036513C1530Whole plant0
14805031 Jan 2000MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
River edge amongst rocksNr Odzi River, Mapor Estate, Odzi130Zimbabwe1932A2 VP38-94-E910Plants up to 4 m0
25729011 Aug 1999MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
In clearing in forestShumba Rock, off Essex Road, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP736912E14300
57619019 Dec 1997MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
LJ Mullin
On river bankBy bridge over Munyati River0Zimbabwe1729C4 C830-17.88922029.2566106
5498030 Mar 1997MA Hyde
Nr river edgeW side of Tuli R crossing, Shashi CL0Zimbabwe2129C3 QF120901S6200
2608209 Nov 1996MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
T Ball
Shady riverine areaBelow dam wall, Empress Mine, Zhombe CL. Kwekwe District0Zimbabwe1829A4 QK550578C10000
14915018 Nov 1995MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
RB Drummond
Near river, within area cleared for dam constructionEastern Highlands Tea Estate, Honde Valley0Zimbabwe1832B4 VQ761713E7000
6554023 May 1992MA Hyde
Open rocky woodlandDiana's Vow0Zimbabwe1832A4 VQ256700C17100
2349701 Dec 1990MA Hyde
In stream bedNear Angus Road, Eastlea North10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR955290C00
23496016 Jun 1990MA Hyde
Disturbed groundRoadside, Harare Drive10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR891221C00
23493022 Apr 1989MA Hyde
On and near bridge over Mukuvisi RiverMukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 TR966261C00
23492013 Nov 1988MA Hyde
RoadsideHarare Drive, Northwood10Zimbabwe1731C1 TR921371C00
23491022 Oct 1988MA Hyde
Roadside verge and in ditchGlenara Avenue North10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR977293C00
23490016 Sep 1988MA Hyde
WeedNear corner of Basset Crescent and De Villiers Road, Alexandra Park10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR954332C00
234940No dateThestor survey area1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C0Checklist 20
234950No dateMukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 C0Checklist 10

Total records found: 76



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Ricinus communis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=135350, retrieved 6 December 2021

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