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Flowers

Fish
Poison Bush

Not Evaluated

Unknown

Fish Poison Bush

Gnidia glauca

Fish Poison Bush is a large shrub or a small tree. Oppositely arranged stalkless lance-like leaves, which are mostly crowded at the end of branches. Yellow flowers occur in erect heads at the end of branches, surrounded by large hairy bracts. The flowers have 5 yellow, hairy petals. Plant can cause dermititis. Stem and leaves are used to stun fish.

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Regional Names
  • Marathi:
    रामेठा
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Taxanomy

MALVALES
THYMELAEACEAE
Gnidia glauca