Bersama abyssinica


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Bersama abyssinica

a small African tree of the plant family Melicanthaceae; ingestion of the leaves causes salivation, profuse diarrhea, collapse and death; may contain cardiac glycosides.
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The food plants include Bersama abyssinica and Flueggea virosa.
Abyssinin, a potent insect antifeedant from an African medicinal plant, Bersama abyssinica.