This photograph of a chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) plant was taken at the USF Botanical Gardens. Raw chaya leaves contain a toxic compound which can be destroyed by cooking. The leaves are good sources of calcium, iron, vitamins, and protein.
Plant courtesy of Butterfly and Hummingbird Plants by George Griepenburg.
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