fish poison bark
Florida fish-poison tree

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish-poison bark — Florida fish poison tree …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Florida fish-poison tree — Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called Jamaican dogwood and fishfuddle tree. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish. See also fish poison tree …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish toxins — Many hunter gatherer cultures use poisonous plants to stun fish so that they become easy to collect by hand. Some of these poisons paralyse the fish, others are thought to work by removing oxygen from the water. [… …   Wikipedia

  • fish wood — 1) Jamaican dogwood or Florida fish poison tree (Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called fishfuddle tree. Not a member of the dogwood family. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-fuddle tree — Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called Jamaican dogwood, Florida fish poison tree and fishfuddle tree. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish. See also fish poison tree …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-wood — 1) Jamaican dogwood or Florida fish poison tree (Piscidia piscipula (Fabacaea, pea family), also called fishfuddle tree. Not a member of the dogwood family. Seminoles in Florida used a powder made from its roots, bark, and leaves to stun fish.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Saponin — Saponins Chemical structure of the saponin solanine Saponins are a class of chemical compounds, one of many secondary metabolites found in natural sources, with saponins found in particular abundance in various plant species. More specifically,… …   Wikipedia

  • Millettia pachycarpa — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Nauclea orientalis — Leichhardt Tree Leichhardt tree from Gregory National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. (Photo by Tony Rodd) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Anacardium Occidentale — L. Cashew (E); Maranon (S); Uaipinu (Cu); Merey (C) . The cashew, an excellent food source, is widely cultivated and naturalized in the savannahs of Panama. The swollen stalk of the cashew nut, termed the apple , is more in demand among Latins… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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