Abrus precatorius (Umkhokha) seeds (10)


Abrus precatorius (umkhokha) is a high-climbing woody vine whose seeds are used in medicine and as poison. The seeds are only poisonous when uncooked or raw. When cooked or boiled in water or milk the seeds lose the poison and become harmless.

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Family: Fabaceae

Scientific name: Abrus precatorius

Authority: L.

Variation: subsp. africanus Verdc.

Common names: umkhokha (Zulu), rosary pea (English)

Additional information

Weight 10 g


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