bushman's poison


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Noun1.bushman's poison - evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa
Acocanthera, Acokanthera, genus Acocanthera, genus Acokanthera - small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The Apocyanaceae (dog banes) are sources of African arrow poisons (for example Carissa acokanthera, bushman's poison' and Strophanthus hispidus) and also contain many of the most beautiful but deadly tropical flowering shrubs such as Plumeria rubra, frangipani', Nerium oleander, common, pink or white oleander' and Thevetia peruviana, yellow oleander' [15].