phyllanthus

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phyllanthus,

Phyllanthus

a genus in the plant family of Euphorbiaceae.

Phyllanthus abnormis
North American plant; contains an unidentified toxin which causes liver and kidney damage manifested by compulsive walking, tenesmus, rectal prolapse, petechiation and death. Called also spurge.
Phyllanthus gasstroemii
may cause cyanide poisoning.
Phyllanthus lacunarius
causes gastroenteritis.
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A second theory is that the term "chickenpox" came about because the chickenpox skin rash/blisters look similar to the cicca pea.
He's invited drummer Yoshida Masahiro and pianist Antonio Cicca along as part of what Brown hopes will be an ongoing exchange programme.