Scientific name: Hagenia abyssinica
Rain Forest names:
Approximate number of species known:
Common parts used: Flower, fruit
Height: Upto 20 m
Actions: Purgative, anthelminitc
Known Constituents: Koso-toxin
Even though the tree itself is not thought of as being poisonous, an ingredient is extracted from it to be used as a poison, hence Kousso is normally avoided due to any potential toxic and poisonous activity.