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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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Podophyllum peltatum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as mayapple). Green portions of the plant, unripe fruit, and especially the rhizome contain the non-alkaloid toxin podophyllotoxin, which causes diarrhea, severe digestive upset.


Plants; Plants

(commonly known as pokeweed). Leaves, berries and roots contain phytolaccatoxin and phytolaccigenin. Toxin in young leaves is reduced with repeated boiling and draining. Ingestion of poisonous parts ...


Plants; Plants

(commonly known as frangipani). Contact with the milky sap may irritate eyes and skin.

Physostigma venenosum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as calabar bean and also as ordeal beans due to their former use in trials by ordeal). The toxin in the seeds is the parasympathomimetic alkaloid physostigmine, a reversible ...


Plants; Plants

Potatoes contain toxic compounds known as glycoalkaloids, of which the most prevalent are solanine and chaconine. Solanine is also found in other members of the Solanaceae plant family, which ...

Peucedanum galbanum

Plants; Plants

(commonly known as blister bush). All parts are poisonous, and contact causes painful blistering that is intensified with exposure to sunlight.

Passiflora caerulea

Plants; Plants

(also known as the blue passion flower or the common passion flower). The leaves contain cyanogenic glycoside, which breaks down into cyanide.

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