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2135 abrus precatorius-pod -"Explored " on 19th Ap 2012

Rosary pea (abrus precatorius) . The seeds of this plant are small,brilliant red with a black spot. They are so uniform in size and weight that they are used as standards in weight measurement. The seeds can also be used to make jewelry. . Interestingly, one of the most deadly plant toxins, abrin, is produced by rosary pea.

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Taken on April 19, 2012