Tree nettle

Created 1999.

Common name: Tree nettle, ongaonga
Botanical name: Urtica ferox
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Origin: New Zealand
Description:  
Uses:  
Allergens: Toxic (acetylcholine, 5-HT, histamine)
Allergy: 2 fatalities
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