10 Deadliest Plants on the Planet Two
More plants that are dangerously fatal to humans.
Plants are one of the main sources of human foods and raw materials and medicine as well. Many can be useful but some can be harmful and could be very fatal to humans.
Here’s an additional list of the deadliest plants that had been the caused of death of hundreds of people including animals.
Tree Tobacco (Nicotiana Glauca)
The tree tobacco is primarily a plant of the southwest. It has been responsible for a number of deaths, usually from eating the leaves prepared in a salad.
Golden Chain or Laburnum (Laburnum Anagyroides)
All parts of the plant especially the seeds in the pods are poisonous. This plant is native of Europe. Laburnum can be lethal if consumed in excess. Symptoms of Laburnum poisoning may include intense sleepiness, vomiting, convulsive movements, coma, slight frothing at the mouth and unequally dilated pupils
Manchineel (Hippomane Mancinella)
Manzanilla is one of the most poisonous trees in the world. This species of flowering plant is native to Central America and the Caribbean. The name mancinella is derived from Spanish manzanilla which means “little apple” because its leaves and fruits look like an apple. All parts of this tree including the fruit contain strong toxins. It will secrete a white milky substance during rainfall. It is said that standing beneath the tree during rain may cause blistering of the skin from mere contact with this liquid. Burning the tree may cause blindness if the smoke reaches the eyes. The fruit can also be fatal if eaten.
The Caribs used the sap of this tree to poison their blowgun darts and were known to poison the water supply of their enemies with the leaves. As a form of torture they would tie victims to this tree and leave them exposed to the elements.
Apple (Malus Domestica)
Would you believe that part of an apple, one of the worlds most abundant and favorite fruits in the world, is poisonous? The seeds of apple contain cyanogenic glycosides; although the amount found in most apples won’t kill a person, with enough seeds, one could die from it.
Daffodil or Narcissus