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Very poisonous

Leaves; Long-petiolate, acute at the apex

Hippomane mancinella has a water soluble sap, it can be washed off immediately to prevent burn.
The fruit is shaped like a small apple but very poisonous. The square crackle bark is a good reference point to identify this plant.

The other poisonous tree is; Comocladia dentata / Maiden Plum it has an oil base black sap, "Vicks Vapor Rub" is the best antidote from its burn.

Flowering time; Many times a year

Distribution; GC, CB, LC

Habitat; Dry thicket and woodland



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