ID#: 19558
This image from 1966, depicted a stalk of ripened, dried castor bean seed pods, Ricinus communis. Note their spiny exteriors, and some expelled, mottled brown seeds scattered around the still life. Castor beans contain the water soluble, highly toxic poison known as ricin.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Frank Bryan
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.