Poisonous Trees of Isla de Mona

On Isla de Mona Puerto Rico are four species of trees that are poisonous to the touch.  They are indio, papayo, manzanillo and carrasco.  Here are photographs of those four species by Ed Klausner


mapademona.jpg (80057 bytes) Isla de Mona Map
carasco01.jpg (114437 bytes) Carrasco
indio01.jpg (108324 bytes) Indio Desnudo is the red stemmed plant in the foreground.
manzanillo01.jpg (90722 bytes) Manzanillo
manzanillo02.jpg (84790 bytes) Manzanillo
papayo01.jpg (83914 bytes) Papayo
papayo02.jpg (98261 bytes) Papayo