Abrus precatorius L.
Crabs Eyes

Syst.Nat. Ed.12,533 (1767)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

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

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 17 September 1999


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Darwin Coastal, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Keep, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu.
IMCRA Regions
Cambridge-Bonaparte, Canning, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.