Aleurites

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Aleurites

a genus of the plant family Euphorbiaceae. Plants may contain toxic albumins, saponins, diterpenes; cause hemorrhagic enteritis and profuse diarrhea. Includes A. fordii (tung oil tree), A. moluccana (candlenut tree), A. montana (mu tree), A. triloba (A. moluccana), A. trisperma.