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أرشيف الوسم : hypoglycin

ackee

ackee or akee a tree, Blighia sapida, native to tropical Africa and widely cultivated in the West Indies, especially Jamaica, for its fruit, the fleshy aril of which is edible when cooked and forms an important item of local diet. Unripe fruits contain toxic amounts of hypoglycin and can cause Jamaican vomiting sickness.

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