It is known as Ouabayo, waabaayo or ouabaio. It is the common name of two plants of the Apocynaceae family: one is the Strophanthus gratus and the other is a shrub, the Acokanthera schimperi or Acokanthera ouabaio. Both plants can be removed the ouabain which is a powerful cardiac Glycoside. These plants are considered to be toxic. The word Waabaayo in Somali means poisoned arrow.