|Nama Melayu (Malay Name)||Pokok Buta-buta Mata Kuning|
|Nama Saintifik (Scientific Name)||Cerbera odollam Gaertn.|
|Saiz Biasa (Size)||5 cm|
|Nama Lain (Other Names)||Pong Pong|
|Nama Thai (Thai Name)|
|Jurufoto (Photographer)||CS Ooi|
Buahnya (The Fruit)
This is a small tree. The flowers are white with yellow eye. This plant are common along riverside and sea shores. The latex and seeds are poisonous. The bark, leaves and oil extracted from the seeds are used in native medicine. Another related species is the "Cerbera manghas L." having white flowers with red eye.
We are not doctors and it is not our intension to practice medicine.
We cannot be held responsible for the consequences of self medication.
Use this information at your own risk.
Ooi Chooi Seng P.P.N.,
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46400 Petaling Jaya