Antiaris

tnxicaria, Leech. Urticdcem. Urns Tans of Java. The juice and gum are virulently poisonous, and it was once supposed that no life could exist in the neigh borhood of the tree, but this is false. The tree has been grown in botanic gardens. See Hooker, in Companion to Botanical Magazine. Gn. 12, p. 407.