Abrus precatorius L. Crabs Eyes
Syst.Nat. Ed.12,533 (1767)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 17 September 1999

Climber, seeds are extremely toxic. Fl. purple-violet, Jan or Mar to Jul or Nov to Dec. Sand, sandstone, limestone, basalt. Coastal areas, creeklines.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.