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HUGHES H. G. 1871. On certain properties of the tutu plant. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 3: 237-243
AUTHOR: HUGHES H. G.
PUBLICATION DATE: 1871
TITLE: On certain properties of the tutu plant
PUBLISHER: Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.
NOTES: Sampled extract of fresh ground shoots. Describes symptoms of poisoning. Prepared extracts of leaves, bark, seeds in attempt to isolate poisonous principle. Dr. Acheson, in follow-up article, tried lime as an antidote. Tutu as a dyewood (grey/black). (Some results disputed by Skey)
LINK WORDS: dyes, toxins
RECORD NUMBER: 2331