Wednesday, August 22, 2012

දිවි කඳුරු[Divi-Kaduru]/Eve’s apple, forbidden fruit (Pagiantha dichotoma)

A common indigenous tree of the secondary forests of the moist areas in lowlands to hills about 1200m a.s.l. The wood is used to carve traditional dancing masks. The white latex of the plant poisonous and can cause inflammation of the eye.

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