Tamil Name – விநாயகர் கண் – Vinayagar Kan
Hindi name – रति/Rati
English name – Rosary Pea
Telugu name – Gumginja
Malyalam name – കുന്നിക്കുര/Kunnikkura
Kannada name – ಗುರ್ಗುನ್/Gurgunn, ಗುಲಗಂಜಿ/Gulaganji
Abrus precatorius, known commonly as jequirity and it has so many other names such as Crab’s eye, or crab’s eye creeper, cock’s eyes, rosary pea, paternoster pea, love pea, precatory pea or bean, prayer bead, John Crow Bead, coral bead, red-bead vine, country licorice, Indian licorice, wild licorice, Jamaica wild licorice, Akar Saga, coondrimany, gidee gidee, Jumbie bead ratti/rettee/retty, or weather plant.
This plant is well-known for its seeds. these seeds are used as beads and in percussion instruments. It has abrin so it is toxic. Intaking of a well-chewed single seed can be fatal for all including adults and children. Their native is India and grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world.
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