redbird cactus

noun

red·​bird cac·​tus ˈred-ˌbərd-ˈkak-təs How to pronounce redbird cactus (audio)
: a tropical American spurge of the genus Pedilanthus (P. tithymaloides) that causes severe poisoning if any part of the plant is eaten

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“Redbird cactus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/redbird%20cactus. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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