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Scientific Name: Ricinus communis Sahraoui [Hassaniyya] Name: [ Awryour]

Location: Agadir , Morocco Photographed: May 2013

Brief Description: A shrub or small tree found in the central Sahara, it is a cosmopolitan species that commonly grows around urban areas. It ranges in height from 1 to 5 meters. The oil from its seeds is used as a laxative or as a purgative.