Herb latin name: Heracleum lallii

Synonyms: Tetrataenium lallii

Family: Umbelliferae

Description of the plant:


Known hazards of Heracleum lallii:

Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, many members of this genus contain furanocoumarins. These have carcinogenic, mutagenic and phototoxic properties. Skin contact with the sap of some members of this genus is said to cause photo-sensitivity and/or dermatitis in some people.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.