Strychnos nux-vomica (Nux Vomica)

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Strychnos Nux Vomica (Nux Vomica)This is a moderate-sized tree, with a short and pretty thick trunk.  The wood is white, hard, and bitter.  The leaves are opposite, oval, and smooth on both sides.  Flowers small, greenish-white, funnel-shaped, and have a disagreeable odor.  The fruit is a berry, round, and about the size of a large apple, enclosing five whitish seeds.


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