Overview (from JCVI)
The oilseed plant castor bean (Ricinus communis) is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae. Cassava (Manihot esculenta), rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), ornamental poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima), and the invasive weed leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) are other important members of this family that includes nearly 250 genera comprising 6,300 species.
StatisticsThis release of Phytozome includes TIGR/JCVI release v0.1 of the Ricinus communis genome and annotation
- Approximately 400 Mb arranged in 25878 scaffolds
- 31221 protein-coding transcripts