Dipcadi glaucum

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dc.contributor.author Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus)
dc.contributor.author Venter, Elna
dc.contributor.other University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology
dc.coverage.spatial Africa en
dc.coverage.spatial South Africa en
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-18T09:30:33Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-18T09:30:33Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.description Colour photos. Final web-ready size: JPEG. Photo 1: 18.3 kb, 1350 ppi; Photo 2: 18.4 kb, 1350 ppi; Photo 3: 7.9 kb, 72 ppi. Original TIFF file housed at the Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences, Section Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Pretoria. en
dc.description.abstract DISTRIBUTION: Normally grows in deep sandy soil, but can be found in soils ranging from limestone soils to brackish soil near saltpans. Sun loving, but can also be found in the shade under trees. en
dc.description.abstract BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION: General: A perennial white underground bulb of up to 15 cm in diameter. Leaves: Three to sixteen large, broad, grey-green, leathery leaves are arranged in a basal rosette. They die down in winter and will appear immediately after spring rains to grow very quickly to a height of ± 15 cm. Flowers: Brownish-red to yellow-green flowers are borne on a large erect inflorescence (± 1 m high), which usually develops after the leaves. Spring - summer. Fruit: The fruit is a three-segmented capsule, which contains flat, round, black seeds, which are distributed by wind. en
dc.description.abstract TOXIC PRINCIPLE: •Unknown. •Toxicity variable, depends on growth stage and locality. en
dc.description.abstract SYSTEMS AFFECTED: Central nervous and gastro-intestinal systems. en
dc.description.abstract CLINICAL SIGNS: Sheep: (more commonly affected) Central Nervous System: Aimless wandering; pushing against objects. Gastrointestinal tract: Severe diarrhea; abortions. en
dc.description.abstract CLINICAL SIGNS: Cattle: Central Nervous System: Behavioural changes: appear drunk, circling, stumbling into objects. Occasionally aimless pushing against objects; apathetic; Ataxia, fetlocks often in flexion; followed by posterior paresis and prostration. Gastrointestinal Tract: Severe diarrhea; eats and drinks normally. en
dc.description.abstract NECROPSY: •Non-specific •Generalised congestion and epi- and endocardial haemorrhages •Lung oedema •Catarrhal enteritis en
dc.description.uri http://www.library.up.ac.za/vet/poison en
dc.identifier.citation Botha, CJ & Venter, E 2002, 'Plants poisonous to livestock Southern Africa (CD-ROM)' University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences, Section Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pretoria, South Africa. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/8458
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dc.source Original format: University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science. en
dc.subject Plant poisoning en
dc.subject Toxicology en
dc.subject Plant poisoning in animals en
dc.subject Poisonous plants en
dc.subject.lcsh Poisonous plants -- Toxicology -- Africa, Southern en
dc.subject.lcsh Veterinary toxicology en
dc.title Dipcadi glaucum en
dc.title.alternative Wild onion en
dc.title.alternative Malkop-ui af
dc.title.alternative Malkopui af
dc.type Still Image en


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