Strychnine Tree (Strychnos nux-vomica)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 20-40 feet (10-12 m)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Malodorous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Pale green
Toxicity: Other: Seeds contain Strychnine; bark contains Brucine
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Soak in water prior to planting
Days to germinate: 20-25 days

Photo by J M Garg CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

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Location: Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaDate: 2009-02-15Photo by J M Garg CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
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Location: Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaDate: 2009-02-15Photo by J M Garg CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
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