Idiospermum australiense

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Idiospermum australiense

Australian rainforest tree in the family Idiospermaceae; eating the fruit causes a syndrome of tetanic convulsions, hypersensitivity; called also idiot fruit.
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For example, there are three or four whorled leafy cotyledons in Degeneria (Swamy, 1949), and three or four massive storage cotyledons in Idiospermum (Wilson, 1979), primitive members of the Magnoliales and Laurales, respectively.
Idiospermum australiense (Idiospermaceae) - aspects of vegetative anatomy.