Abrus precatorius, known commonly as Crab's Eye, Rosary Pea, Precatory bean is a slender, perennial climber that twines around trees, shrubs, and hedges.
It is a legume with long, pinnate-leafleted leaves.
The plant is best known for its seeds, which are used as beads and in percussion instruments, and which are toxic due to the presence of abrin.
The plant is native to Indonesia and grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world where it has been introduced.
It has a tendency to become weedy and invasive where it has been introduced.