Crabs eye, Jumbie beads, rosary pea, Coral bead vine
A native of the tropics, a slender deciduous climber with purple, pink and sometimes white flowers. The seeds are a glossy red with a black spot. The seeds are used in jewelry for necklaces and rosary beads. The plant is also known as Indian Liquorice.
The seeds of this species are toxic and extremely poisonous if cracked.