A native with roughly oval, dark green leaves. The tree tutu can grow up to 6m tall, with a trunk of 30cm, compared to the smaller varieties that grow up to 40cm tall.
Animal species affected:
Cattle (sometimes sheep) - usually only graze tutu when short of grass
Symptoms of poisoning:
Symptoms seen within 24-48 hours of ingestion. Drooling, nausea, excitement, convulsions, coma and death. Cattle may become aggressive, bloated and may regurgitate
Call vet - need to give medication (barbiturates) to antagonize tutin action