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What plant is this? (5)

What plant is this? (5)

What plant is this? (5) Cyanobacteria (Blue-green algae) Blue-green alae form on fresh or brackish water (or discolour water without forming a floating scum). They look green and sometimes turn bluish when scums are dying. What it causes: Some species of cyanobacteria...
What plant is this? (3)

What plant is this? (3)

What plant is this? (3) Terminalia oblongata (Yellow-wood or Rosewood ) One of Australia’s few native deciduous trees. Part 2 'Poisonous plants a plenty'Selina Ossedryver delivers a powerhouse of information to the 2021 NABS Masterclass View the video Timestamps: The...
What plant is this? (1)

What plant is this? (1)

What plant is this? (1) Lantana camara A  large flowering shrub native to Central and South America that readily grows into thickets. Introduced to Australia as an ornamental garden plant in about 1841, What it causes: A hepatogenous photosensitisation due to...
Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers

Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers

Lantana poisoning in yearling heifers  Unusual presentation:  Acute illness and buccal erosions in young heifers. Above: Lesions under the tongue are sometimes the only signs of photosensitisation in cattle with pigmented skin as this area is exposed to sunlight when...