Acokanthera oppositifolia – Bushman’s Poison – Boesmansgif

WARNING POISONOUS PLANT! Native to Africa, this medium to large (2 – 5 m) in height, evergreen to semi-deciduous shrub has the dubious honour of being one of the most poisonous trees to be found.  Known as the Bushman’s poison, the plant produces white latex which was used by the Bushmen as arrow head poison. [...]