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Abrus plant

Abrus precatorius

Abrus Enterprise is derived from the Greek word abros meaning delicate or soft. It is also the name of the plant Abrus precatorius, a vine with a cosmopolitan distribution. The complex seed pods comprise magnificent red seeds used in jewelry and rosaries associated with cultural rituals. The seeds contain a chemical called abrin, one of the most potent plant poisons in the world, which makes the plant resilient to predation and highly adaptable to environmental variation.


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The logo was inspired by the male Chiwara mask from the Bambara people of Mali. The Chiwara consisting of a male and female mask, is used in traditional dance ceremonies associated with seeding and harvesting of their crops. It is believed that the spirits sent the mythical roan antelope-like figure to earth to teach people the fundamentals of agriculture

Abrus Enterprise is a multi-dimensional business, active in a wide range of fields comprising environmental work, horticulture, art, and business product development. We consistently strive to develop new and innovative products and ideas to respond to a constantly changing, demanding and competitive environment. It is our vision to pro-actively move towards a more sustaining environment by the development and introduction of products and ideas that will make a positive contribution to the way we perceive and experience the environments we live in. 

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