There is nothing for her to do but to die under the manchineel tree.
Mixed with cordials, it is used as an antidote to the manchineel poison.
Nelusko seeks her, finds her dead, and himself seeks death beside her under the fatal branches of the manchineel.
I took one and cut it in two, remarking that it contained a circle of seeds or pips, instead of the stone of the manchineel.
Well, then, how does Selika commit suicide in the Africaine by lying down in the shade of a manchineel?
"You went to sleep under the shade of some poison-trees, manchineel trees, we call them here," the doctor explained.
manchineel (Hippomane mancinella) is of the same family, and occurs in Florida.
Especially I warned them against the manchineel, which ought to grow in this part of the world.
Those are manchineel apples; with their milky juice the old Caribs were wont to poison the barbs of their parrot-feathered arrows.
The verified stories of the manchineel excel the fables related of the upas of Batavia.