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Plants

Any organisms of the kingdom Plantae that is characterized by containing chloroplast, having cellulose cell walls being photosynthetic.

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Zantedeschia

Plants; Plants

(several species, also known as Lily of the Nile and Calla lily). Contain calcium oxalate. All parts of the plant are toxic, producing irritation and swelling of the mouth and throat, acute vomiting ...

Xanthium

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as cocklebur). Several species. The Common Cocklebur (X. strumarium), a native of North America, can be poisonous to livestock, including horses, cattle, and sheep. Some domestic ...

Veratrum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as false hellebore and corn lily). Several species, containing highly toxic steroidal alkaloids (e.g. veratridine) that activate sodium ion channels and cause rapid cardiac failure ...

Toxicodendron

Plants; Plants

Several species, including Toxicodendron radicans (commonly known as poison ivy), Toxicodendron diversilobum (commonly known as poison-oak), and Toxicodendron vernix (commonly known as poison sumac). ...

Taxus baccata

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as English yew', common yew and graveyard tree). Nearly all parts contain toxic taxanes (except the red, fleshy, and slightly sweet aril surrounding the toxic seeds). The seeds ...

Strychnos nux-vomica

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as the strychnine tree). The seeds usually contain about 1.5% strychnine, an extremely bitter and deadly alkaloid. This substance throws a human into intense muscle convulsions and ...

Solanum pseudocapsicum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as Jerusalem cherry, Madiera winter cherry and winter cherry). All parts, especially the berries, are poisonous, causing nausea and vomiting. It is occasionally fatal, especially to ...

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