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

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Solanum nigrum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as black nightshade). All parts of the plant except the ripe fruit contain the toxic glycoalkaloid solanine. Solanine poisoning is primarily displayed by gastrointestinal and ...

Solanum dulcamara

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as bittersweet nightshade). All parts are poisonous, containing solanine and causing fatigue, paralysis, convulsions, and diarrhea. Rarely fatal.

Sanguinaria canadensis

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as bloodroot). The rhizome contains morphine-like benzylisoquinoline alkaloids, primarily the toxin sanguinarine. Sanguinarine kills animal cells by blocking the action of ...


Plants; Plants

Seeds are mildly poisonous, containing a small amount of amygdalin, a cyanogenic glycoside. The quantity contained is usually not enough to be dangerous to humans, but it is possible to ingest enough ...


Plants; Plants

Roots and leaves contain two cyanogenic glucosides, linamarin and lotaustralin. These are decomposed by linamarase, a naturally-occurring enzyme in cassava, liberating hydrogen cyanide. Cassava ...


Plants; Plants

Prunus cerasus as well as other Prunus species such as peach, plum, almond, and apricot. Leaves and seeds contain cyanogenic glycosides.

Indian pea

Plants; Plants

A legume grown in Asia and East Africa as an insurance crop for use during famines. Like other grain legumes, L. sativus produces a high-protein seed.

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