Malayalam: Othalam, Chattan kaya- ഒതളം,ചട്ടൻകായ
Sanskrit: Svanamara, Auddalaka
Hindi: Dabur, Sukanu
English: Odollam tree, Dog-bane, Suicide tree, Pilikirbir, Pong-pong
A suicide tree or Pong-pong is a shrub or small tree that grows up to 5 m. in tall, The leaves are green in color, terminally ganged, with tapering at the base, accumulated apex, and flowers are white with five petals are a yellow dot in the middle, fruits are green, looks like a small mango, ovoid sized 2 cm and 1.5 cm. which is toxic, plant produce a milky white latex.
Useful plant parts:
Wood, leaf, seed, latex
Cerberin, alkaloid toxin, Odollin
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