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There' s a plant that can kill vou if vou touch it!
toroid's, also known as the
stinging bush, gympie stinger, mulberry-
leaved stinger, , stinger or
is a large shrub native to
rainforest areas in northeastern Australia,
the Moluccas and Indonesia.
It is best known for stinging hairs which
cover the whole plant and deliver a potent
negrito: u: in when touched. It is the most
virulent of the Australian species of stinging
The sting causes an extremely painful stinging sensation which can last for days or even
months, and the injured area becomes covered with small, red together to
form a red, swollen mass. The sting is known to be potent enough to kill humans, and it
can also kill dogs and horses.