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Podocarpus macrophyllus , Podocarpus spp.

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Shrubby yew podocarpus.
Category:
Poisonous Plants
Description:
Evergreen shrub or tree; leaves alternate, simple, narrowly strap-like, dark green with lighter midrib; pollen cones yellowish and elongated; seed light blue, fleshy, with red, enlarged stalk.
Family:
Podocarpaceae
Origin:
Asia
Poison Part:
Fleshy seeds (resemble fruits) eaten by children.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion
Symptoms:
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Toxic Principle:
Unidentified.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape as cultivated ornamental woody shrub

NCCES plant id: 1127

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