Ryrwss [Pron: Kikuss] Species in Daimon | World Anvil

Ryrwss [Pron: Kikuss]

Plants, nature in general, are neither good nor evil by themselves, but the use can be.

-- Saurian proverb

Basic Information


A perennial plant that grows to a height of 3 to 7 feet tall. The leaves are up to 15 inches long, alternately-arranged, and tri-pinnately-compound with numerous 2 to 5 inch ovate leaflets. They are also sharply toothed. The leaf veins terminate at the bottom of leaf serrations and not at the tips, which helps to identify this plant.

This poisonous liquid, in the root, is said to smell like raw parsnip. Flowers are white and tiny, have 5 petals and 5 stamens that grow in umbrella like clusters 2 to 8 inches across. The plant flowers in spring or early summer. The stem is branching, smooth, hollow and often with purplish-green striations.

It has a tuberous root with rootstalks that are multi-chambered and contain a yellowish oily liquid.

Ecology and Habitats

This plant occurs in wet, fertile soils at the edge of waters, along streams, and irrigation canals. It is most common in deep loam, clay loam, or clay soils.

Theres is two swamps,the Turquose Cuagmire, home for a large tribe of Saurians and the Death swamp have a lot of this species.

Additional Information

Uses, Products & Exploitation

This plant was used by his poison with nefarius purposes by assassins.

Once a method to apply justice in the human civilization, the prisioners condemned to death take it, but now prohibited

Saurian then to use this herb in differente ways:
  • Some communities still use this to poison tips of arrows for hunting.
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  • A secret saurian assassin organization use this as his favorte method to kill
  • Saurians and Dwarfs have a resistance to toxins and poisons. Therefore some treatment of this plant can be used as a recreative allucinogen or even as a spice in a specially refined meals.
  • In ancient times was the favorite component of magic spells linked to poison but only for experienced wizards and magic forgers.
Scientific Name
Perennial Plant.


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