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Seedpods of Coral bead vine, or Gidee-Gidee | by Tatters ✾
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Seedpods of Coral bead vine, or Gidee-Gidee

Abrus precatorius

Native to India, tropical Australasia

www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Gunj.html

Common names.: Crabs-eye Vine, Gidee-Gidee, 'John Crow' bead, Rosary pea, black-eyed susan, coral pea, coral bead plant, deadly crab's eye, indian bead, love bean, lucky bean, .. and other

 

The red seeds are small but very beautiful.

They can be used for craft. However they say the seed contains the toxic poison abrin.

Location: Denmark Hill Conservation Park, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

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Taken on September 13, 2009