The tree is officially called Strychnos nux-vomica
Above is a photo from www.catmans.co.uk/strychnine.jpg
it shows the tree in its full glory towering high.
It is a medium sized deciduous evergreen, with a thick,
crooked trunk. The tree exists in the tropics and
subtropics of southeastern Asia and Australia.
The Leaves and Berries
Its leaves are 9cm and oval shaped and are borne
in pairs that are deeply veined. There are small,
loose clusters of greenish flowers at the branch ends,
followed by fleshy, orange-red berries that are 4cm wide.
Links to other poisonous substances are below