The most toxic of the stinging trees, gympie-gympie or Dendrocnide moroides. Edward These trees have a toxic sting
The leaves of Australia’s gympie-gympie trees can sting people and other mammals through a toxin that causes severe pain, according to findings published in Science Advances. Two things about the trees’ stings — how they inject their toxins and how the neurotoxins are composed — may help researchers develop better pain management protocols.
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