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Elateriospermum tapos , Kra, Perah, Tapos

Elateriospermum tapos

Kra, Perah, Tapos
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliageIrritatingEthnomedical plant.
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A tree of value. The seeds are mainly used, but are usually poisonous (cyanide) when fresh (though a few races are without cyanide). The seeds can be eaten cooked or roasted, but too much may cause dizziness.

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