The Little Apple of Death

The Little Apple of Death

If you find some trees with little apple-like fruits by the ocean, beware! It might be a Manchineel, the world’s most dangerous tree.

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Click to access Hippomane_mancinella.pdf


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Click to access VanWagensveld_TheBiologyAndDistributionOfIguanaDeliOnStatia_2015.pdf

Image Sources:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/manchineel-tree-gm637597020-113810063
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