Sea mango/ Mihukuragi

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Cerbera manghas/ Sea mango/ ミフクラギ

学名/ Botanical name : Cerbera manghas

シノニム/ Synonym : Cerbera linnaei, Cerbera manghas var. acutisperma, Cerbera manghas f. luteola, Cerbera manghas var. mugfordii, Cerbera odollam var. mugfordii, Cerbera tanghin, Cerbera venenifera, Elcana seminuda, Odollamia manghas, Odollamia moluca, Tabernaemontana obtusifolia, Tanghinia manghas, Tanghinia veneneflua

英名/ English common name :  Sea mango

英別名/ Alternative English name: seaside pong pong tree

日本名 和名/ Japanese common name : ミフクラギ 目脹ら木

日本名別名/ Alternate Japanese name: オキナワキョウチクトウ(沖縄夾竹桃)

イタリア語名/Italian name: Cerbera manghina

原産地/ Original : southern Japan, Taiwan, China, India, Malyasia


The flowers are fragrant, possessing a white tubular five-lobed corolla about 3 to 5 centimetres in diameter, with a pink to red throat. The leaves and the fruits contain the potent cardiac glycoside cerberin, which is extremely poisonous if ingested.




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