andromedotoxin


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andromedotoxin

(ænˌdrɒmɪdəʊˈtɒksɪn)
n
a poisonous substance found in various plants of the family Ericaceae, and in particular in plants of the genus Andromeda
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The evergreen leaves are poisonous to grazing animals, due to the presence of andromedotoxin and arbutin.
Andromedotoxin from the Rhododendron-flower was probably responsible for the poisonous honey (Gurney 1990:86-92).
However, laboratory analyses were unable to confirm the presence of andromedotoxin in the Venezuelan collection.