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Semecarpus. Semecarpus venosa. Tschongott Tree.

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Related entry: Holigarna

Semecarpus. Semecarpus venosa (Fam. Anacardiaceae), the Tschongott Tree.—The highly poisonous nature of the bark of this tree, which is a native of the Caroline Islands, is, according to Thorns and Mannich [Ph. Ztg., 1902), due to the presence of cardol (anacardic acid).


The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.



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