The most exclusive plants in the world

Humans are also at risk from some plant species. If you think that the pitcher plant is too small to swallow you, you are right, but its unique side will make you fall into a coma. Don't think big trees are dangerous for you. The fact that poisonous plants are much more dangerous. The following are poisonous plants that are really capable of killing you and they are very ordinary plants that we can find anywhere.


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This is an extremely poisonous plant, just standing close and not touching you are at risk of being poisoned. This species grows throughout Florida, Central America and the Caribbean. If inhaled sawdust or smoke of this plant within 9.1m can lead to a series of unpleasant manifestations such as laryngitis, cough, and bronchitis. A report pointed out that simply getting rainwater from a tree can lead to a rash and itching. Even worse, plant toxins can damage your car because tree sap can damage the car's paint.

Exposure to this plant is really a disaster. Plastic from broken branches will cause pain to the skin and eyes. If you swallow its fruit, your mouth will become swollen, swollen throat and then severe digestive problems, leading to a painful death. Harmful toxins are hippormane A and B, they are present in all parts of the plant

Manchineel sometimes grows near beaches. They have the Spanish name 'manzanilla de la muert' , meaning 'small apple of death' . All Manchineel trees are marked with a big red X on the trunk to help local people avoid danger.


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Jimsonweed is a poisonous litchi with sharp leaves and fruits with sharp spines. Their leaves smell very unpleasant and the branches are purple and red. Trees are 0.9 to 1.2 meters tall. The fruit of this plant is particularly poisonous, they are green, about 5cm long, with sharp spines. Even petals and nectar also have poison. The poison in this plant is atropine and scopolamine .

Humans quickly discovered the characteristics of Jimsonweed as they grow throughout Canada, the US and the Caribbean. This plant was very developed in Jamestown, where some colonialists made a mistake in putting them in the dinner menu in 1607. They encountered bad things, pupil dilatation, soaring, virtual heartbeat. cupping, delirium, aggressive behavior and possible coma or convulsions.

This tree is also closely related to the dark art, witches who are allowed by its delirious attributes. For most people this is a poisonous plant and should be avoided.

Mother's tree

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The sapling tree (Aconitum napellus) is also known as the monk tree because the head of the flower is like a monk's head. Harry Potter fans will probably remember the details of Professor Snape asking Harry about these two names. This plant contains aconitine toxins that are dangerous for those who eat even touch it. Anyone with poisoning often has symptoms of saliva secretions, vomiting, diarrhea, tingling sensation in the skin, abnormal blood pressure and heart, coma and sometimes death.

It is also given to other fierce names such as "wolf baits", "demon hats" or "queen poison".

This plant is from 0.6 to 1.8 meters tall, with blue or white inflorescences on the tops. All parts of the plant contain aconitine. Both the larval roots and leaves contain neurotoxins that can be absorbed through the skin. In the past, saplings were used to poison people and poison poison. Nazi scientists used this plant as a biological weapon. Ancient items of ancient Greek poisoned trees into arrows to hunt wolves.

White Snakeroot

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There are many different types of snake curing plants , in this article it is a member of the daisy family in North America, has beautiful white flowers, with parts (especially branches and leaves) contain tremetol - a kind of unsaturated alcohol, the chemical formula C 16 H 22 O 3 - can cause serious poisoning in humans and cattle. When White Snakeroot-eating animals (Eupatorium rugosum ), toxins in the plant will accumulate in their meat and milk; and when the meat, this contaminated milk is introduced into the human body through the gastrointestinal tract, the toxin is also transferred to the human body causing tremetol poisoning (often called milk sickness) with nausea symptoms, vomiting.

Although very rare today, tremetol poisoning has claimed the lives of thousands of victims in the early nineteenth century, including the death of Nancy Hanks Lincoln at the age of 34, or mother of Abraham Lincoln - president of the United States.


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English Yew yew (Taxus baccata) has very strong toxicity, it is a kind of plant commonly grown in cemeteries and churches in England. Some scholars believe that this tradition began when the first Christian followers incorporated some kind of tree into their spiritual ceremony. Today this tree is not only a symbol of death but also an immortality of the soul.

Yew is usually 18.3 to 21.3 meters tall, though it is the most abundant in the UK, but in the South of the United States it also appears. The toxic ingredient in the plant is taxine alkaloids , which are present in all parts except the outer skin of the seed. Poisoning can lead to severe symptoms such as dizziness, dry mouth, mydriasis, weakness, abnormal heart rhythms, and death.

Although the poisonous species is harmful, yew is used for many production purposes. Its wood is very valuable and used to produce bows and arrows in the Neolithic period. Then, in the 10th century, Anglo-Sanxons used yew fruit as a raw material to treat 'elves' water (measles or chicken pox). Recently researchers have used yew for strong antitumor agents. In addition, the plant also produces extracts of paclitaxol and Taxol - drugs that slow the development of ovarian, breast and lung cancer.

Giant parsley (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

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Giant parsley is toxic to animals in the form of photosynthesis. The chemicals produced by plants when exposed to the skin and reacting to sunlight will cause burns.

Theoretically, plants that produce toxins to protect themselves against insects and microorganisms are also harmful. Some "friendly" plants like carrots, celery and lemons can also blister under certain conditions.

Castor flowers and leaves (Ricinus communis)

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One of the plants that should not be tasted is the castor plant (scientific name is Ricinus communis). This is the preferred shrub species for ornamental purposes in the garden because the leaves have many colors ranging from green to purple, palm-like shapes and sharp-headed seeds look very different.

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Castor seeds.(Photo: INSADCO / Alamy)

Castor oil, often used for emergency bowel washing, is extracted from this type of seed. However, the ricin contains extremely toxic ricin .

After extracting the oil part with a laxative properties, the residue residue of the castor bean contains a strong mixture of toxins.

Ricin is deadly because it interferes with the metabolism of cells needed to sustain life. The cycle of producing necessary proteins hinders the cell from dying. The victim may vomit, diarrhea and convulsions a week before dying from organ failure.

However, we can still plant castor in the garden without worrying about poisoning. The outer shell of the castor grain is quite hard. If you accidentally swallow the whole grain, it will pass through the digestive system without causing any danger. Adults have to chew and swallow five new castings to cause death, but one is enough for children. Ricin is most dangerous when in essence and is injected into the body.

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