Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Flower.NZ Poroporo flower (Solanum laciniatum),



NZ Poroporo flower (Solanum laciniatum), NZ native plant flower

http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/table-1/poroporo.html

All parts are toxic due to steroidal alkaloids, glucocides and solasodine alkaloids. This shrub is potentially toxic to sheep and cattle.

Solanum laciniatum is a perennial hairless shrub to 3 m high and is a common urban weed in many parts of the country. Solanum laciniatum is indigenous to the North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands. I


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1 comment:

Gunilla Bäck said...

The colour is very pretty.