Sunday, January 24, 2016

ඔළිඳ[Olinda]/Crab's Eyes/Indian Liquorice (Abrus precatorius)

Common indigenous vine twining around stems of other trees or bushes, occurs from lowlands to lower hills. Seeds used to make ornaments and in old days as goldsmith's weights. Seeds poisonous. Leaves and roots are used in traditional medicine. 

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