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Definition of Antiaris toxicaria

Antiaris toxicaria
Upas U"pas, n. [Malay p?hn-?pas; p?hn a tree + ?pas poison.] 1. (Bot.) A tree (Antiaris toxicaria) of the Breadfruit family, common in the forests of Java and the neighboring islands. Its secretions are poisonous, and it has been fabulously reported that the atmosphere about it is deleterious. Called also bohun upas.
Antiaris toxicaria
2. A virulent poison used in Java and the adjacent islands for poisoning arrows. One kind, upas antiar, is, derived from upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria). Upas tieute is prepared from a climbing plant (Strychnos Tieute).
Antiaris toxicaria
Antiar An"ti*ar, n. [Jav. antjar.] A Virulent poison prepared in Java from the gum resin of one species of the upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria).

Meaning of Antiaris toxicaria from wikipedia

- Antiaris toxicaria is a tree in the mulberry and fig family, Moraceae. It is the only species currently recognized in the genus Antiaris. The genus Antiaris...
- sumpit (or sumpitan) blowgun darts are typically coated in the sap of Antiaris toxicaria (upas) which causes convulsions and death by cardiac arrest. Uniquely...
- Antiarins are cardiac glycoside poisons produced by the upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria). There are two forms, α-antiarin and β-antiarin. β-Antiarin, a cardiac...
- derived. Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): convallotoxin Antiaris toxicaria (upas tree): antiarin Strophanthus kombe (Strophanthus vine): ouabain...
- Mountains forests include Milicia excelsa, Triplochiton scleroxylon, Antiaris toxicaria africana, Diospyros mespiliformis, Afzelia africana, and Ceiba pentandra...
- bamboo. They used thick short darts dipped in the concentrated sap of Antiaris toxicaria which could cause lethal cardiac arrest. Bamboo can be used in water...
- being loaded. The poison is made from the concentrated sap of the Antiaris toxicaria tree (variously known as upas, apo, or ipoh). The sap contains the...
- sources for the poisons are members of the genera Antiaris, Strychnos and Strophanthus. Antiaris toxicaria for example, a tree of the mulberry and breadfruit...
- gigantea Mansonia altissima Celtis zenkeri Ricinodendron heudelotii Antiaris toxicaria Swamp forests Alstonia boonei Cleistopholis patens Carapa procera...
- are mainly extracted from plants of the Antiaris, Strychnos and Strophanthus genera, and Antiaris toxicaria (a tree of the mulberry and breadfruit family)...