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Plant species: Abrus precatorius

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Scientific name Abrus precatorius

Family Fabaceae
Malagasy name Voamaintlany
English name jequirity, Crab's eye, crab's eye creeper, cock's eyes, rosary pea, paternoster pea
Other languages Paternosterboontje (Ned)
Use by people seeds are poisonous by toxin abrin
Description Distribution Picture made in (year and area)

Invasive plant with pantropical distribution 2017

  Makay Mountains
Large pictures of plant
Photo 1 Photo 3
Pictures of flowers and fruits
Photo 7 Photo 8
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