Adenia digitata

Adenia digitata

(ă-dēn′ē-ă dĭj″ĭ-tā′tă) [L]
A broad-leafed plant native to SE Africa. The tubers contain concentrated modeccin, a protein toxic to mammalian ribosomes.

Adenia digitata

plant genus in family Passifloraceae; contains cyanogenetic glycosides and a potent toxalbumin—modeccin. A. volkensi may be similarly toxic.
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