fish-poison tree
various trees come under this heading as parts are used to poison fish, e.g. Acacia ditricha (family Mimosaceae), the leaves of which are poisonous to fish when rubbed in a bag until a soapy foam comes out (Australia), and various Piscidia species (Leguminosae) such as P. mollis where leaves are used (southwest United States and Mexico)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish poison tree — various trees come under this heading as parts are used to poison fish, e.g. Acacia ditricha (family Mimosaceae), the leaves of which are poisonous to fish when rubbed in a bag until a soapy foam comes out (Australia), and various Piscidia… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fish-poison tree — Piscidia (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • 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-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 fuddle tree — Florida fish poison tree or Jamaican dogwood …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • 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-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

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