Nat. ord., Euphorbiaceae.
Habitat. - The Bahama Islands.
Characters. - In quills, 2 or 3 inches in length, and from 2 to 5 lines in diameter, dull brown, but more or less coated with white crustaceous lichens; breaks with a short resinous fracture; is warm and bitter to the taste; and emits a fragrant odour when burned.
Jahr gives a short proving of this in his Symptomen Codex. Part employed. - The bark. Preparation. - Tincture (proof spirit).