12 of the Most Dangerous Ornamental Plants in the World

Dangerous Ornamental The plants that are considered the backbone of a garden. Plants generally non-hazardous and safe of aspect can have a deadly secret. There are many plants in the world that are a serious threat to the lives of human beings and animals. Throughout time, plants have provided us with many things: Food, shelter, warmth, fuel, medicine, clothes, textile, entertainment and a love of nature. With many of the species of plants around today, toxicity is an important aspect that must be addressed – especially when the toxicity involves a plant you are already quite familiar with.

Let's take a look at 12 of the Most Dangerous herbal Ornamental grass Plants poisonous in the world.

  1. Chinaberry: A native of the Himalayas and east Asia, has been introduced in the southern United States. Chinaberry leaves have insecticidal properties. They are used for the storage of grains and fruits. The seeds 5-slotted are used in the manufacture of romero or articles made from pearls. This plant is considered toxic. The symptoms of poisoning occur a few hours after ingestion. These include vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, or diarrhea, bloody stools, stomach pain, pulmonary congestion, rigidity, lack of coordination, and general weakness. Death may occur within 24 hours.

  2. Wisteria: waterfalls of a lush romantic pink blue or white are wisterias. Located in the south and the southwest United States. It is said that the whole plant, with exclusion of the flowers is poisonous. Please, do not try to eat the flowers, as a precaution is always better than cure. Also known as the "tree of kidney bean, cause vomiting, nausea, cramps, and diarrhea in the ingestion. The treatment includes intravenous hydration and anti-nausea pills.

  3. Dedalera: The charming looking for purple, white or pink flowers in the form of campaign, with or without points are called Foxgloves. This plant is used for the preparation of medicines for heart problems. If any part of the plant that is eaten, it can cause nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, abdominal pain, wild hallucinations, delirium, and headache. Depending on the dose, can also cause a heart block or an increased heart rate or lowered. Treatment may include the use of charcoal to absorb the toxins or pumping the stomach. The drugs like lidocaine have to be administered by what the heart rhythm to normal.

  4. Daffodils: William Wordsworth, writer of "Daffodils" of the wonderful poem he never imagined that the consumption of the bulbs of this plant could cause death. The poisonous bulbs on ingestion, cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The ingestion of the mother leads to blurred vision, headache, and vomiting. Intravenous hydration and medications may be recommended by your health care provider to treat the nausea and diarrhea. Calcium oxalate in the sap cause "narcissus itching", which is often seen in the florists. The symptoms include dryness, cracking, flaking, and redness of the skin on the hands, often accompanied by thickening of the skin under the nail.

  5. Deadly Night Shade: These plants lovers of the night they had a mystical tone of scientific danger and caution. It is also known as the Bella Donna, which means "beautiful woman" as Italian women used the sap of these plants to dilate your pupils to look more beautiful. The use of this plant is deadly that propagates along the history. The ancient Greeks used it to hallucination and torture. The person who receives this deadly poison often cannot find the difference between truth and fantasy. It is said that the army of Marco Antonio received the night shadow of death as a venom during wars parathion. It was the same venom that Macbeth used to poison a party of the Danes during a truce. It is used as a sedative in Nepal. Moroccans use it to increase the memory and as an aphrodisiac. It is also used to fortify marijuna by traders in illegal drugs.

  6. Playa Panama tree: The tree is native to Florida Playa Panama, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central America and northern South America. Its leaves and fruit superficially resemble those of an apple tree. The tree and its parts contain toxic substances. A milky white substance is secreted during precipitation. It is advisable not to take shade under a tree during the rains, since the mere contact with the substance causes blisters on the skin. One must be careful during the recording of this tree, because smoke can lead to blindness. The fruits of this tree are also deadly. The sap, if used as poison can lead to a slow and painful death.

  7. Yellow Jessamine: The striking yellow flowers of the twinning vine are often confused by the children as the honey suckle. The plant contains toxic alkaloids and gelsemine gelsiminine. This plant produces nausea and vomiting. Poisoning from this plant is often fatal. The nectar collected from flowers can cause the death of the bees. The sap can also cause skin irritation in sensitive individuals.

  8. Oleander (Nerium) : Oleander is one of the most popular ornamental plants in arid regions. It requires little water or maintenance, grows lush green leaves and dazzling flowers. In fact, it's one of the most common ornamental plants in Southern California, planted in people's backyards and along freeways. The only problem is it's one of the most poisonous plants in the world. Toxic compounds include nerioside, oleandroside, and saponins. Wear gloves when working with oleander because the sap causes skin irritation and one leaf, if swallowed, is potent enough to kill a child. Be careful about using as mulch or compost, because the poison takes time to break down.

  9. Castor Bean Plant (Ricinus communis) Like oleander, the castor bean plant is a handsome drought resistant ornamental and grows along roadways and trails in Southern California. Castor oil is sold as a laxative (side effects include stomach cramps and explosive diarrhea) and is also used in the production of adhesives, lubricants, and paints... Yum! The plant also contains one of the most deadly natural poisons known: ricin. One miligram is enough to kill an adult. So even though the seeds look like edible beans, do not eat them.

  10. Nightshade (Solanum) Nightshades are in the same genus as tomatoes and potatoes and other edible vegetables. Various nightshades are used as ornamentals (such as Jasmine nightshade and Chilean potato vine) or grow wild around North America (such as Blue Witch nightshade). The ornamentals are favored for their long flowering periods. However, as the name implies, these plants are also closely related to Deadly nightshade and are riddled with the toxic alkaloid atropine. Despite the sweet flavor of their berries, do not eat. These are the plants that give unidentified red berries a bad name.

  11. Azaleas (Rhododendron) The state flower of Washington, it is appreciated by gardeners for its beautiful flowers and fragrance. But they can also be poisonous. For instance, the American rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum) has poisonous leaves. Even the pollen from some rhododendrons, like the yellow azalea (Rhododendron luteum), contains the poison grayanotoxin. In rare instances, honey made from pollen gathered from these flowers can cause a poisonous reaction called honey intoxication.

  12. Angel's Trumpet (Brugmansia) Angel's trumpet is so named for its large trumpet-shaped flowers, which also exude a sweet perfume. However, this beauty is in the same family as nightshades. All parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. In small amounts, it induces hallucination, but at larger doses it can be lethal. It is not recommended to consume any part of the plant in any amount.

These were some plants that can be described as mortal. Despite the risks, we grow many of these poisonous plants in the gardens for its aesthetic beauty and ornamental flowers. Often, these plants emerge, without knowing it, in our backyards. It is very useful when you know the facts about a plant before eating any part of it, however, it may be tempting!

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