Sinonimi di poison: Poisonous plants
aconiteany of various N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, such as monkshood and wolfsbane, many of which are poisonous amanitaany of various saprotrophic agaricaceous fungi constituting the genus Amanita, having white gills and a broken membranous ring (volva) around the stalk. The genus includes several highly poisonous species, such as death cap, destroying angel, and fly agaric baneberryany ranunculaceous plant of the genus Actaea, esp A. spicata, which has small white flowers and red or white poisonous berries belladonnaeither of two alkaloid drugs, atropine or hyoscyamine, obtained from the leaves and roots of the deadly nightshade black bryonya climbing herbaceous Eurasian plant, Tamus communis, having small greenish flowers and poisonous red berries: family Dioscoreaceae black nightshadea poisonous solanaceous plant, Solanum nigrum, a common weed in cultivated land, having small white flowers with backward-curved petals and black berry-like fruits castor-oil planta tall euphorbiaceous Indian plant, Ricinus communis, cultivated in tropical regions for ornament and for its poisonous seeds, from which castor oil is extracted cowbaneany of several N temperate poisonous umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Cicuta, esp C. virosa, having clusters of small white flowers coyotillodeadly nightshadea poisonous Eurasian solanaceous plant, Atropa belladonna, having dull purple bell-shaped flowers and small very poisonous black berries death camassdeath cap or angeldestroying angeldieffenbachiaany plant of the tropical American evergreen perennial genus Dieffenbachia, some species of which are grown as pot plants for their handsome variegated foliage. The plants are poisonous and the sap is extremely acrid: family Araceae dog's mercuryergota disease of cereals and other grasses caused by ascomycete fungi of the genus Claviceps, esp C. purpurea, in which the seeds or grain of the plants are replaced by the spore-containing bodies (sclerotia) of the fungus fly agaricfoxgloveany Eurasian scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Digitalis, esp D. purpurea, having spikes of purple or white thimble-like flowers. The soft wrinkled leaves are a source of digitalis hemlockan umbelliferous poisonous Eurasian plant, Conium maculatum, having finely divided leaves, spotted stems, and small white flowers henbanea poisonous solanaceous European plant, Hyoscyamus niger, with sticky hairy leaves and funnel-shaped greenish flowers: yields the drug hyoscyamine Indian liquoricea woody leguminous climbing plant, Abrus precatorius, native to tropical Asia and naturalized elsewhere, having scarlet black-spotted poisonous seeds, used as beads, and roots used as a substitute for liquorice laburnumany leguminous tree or shrub of the Eurasian genus Laburnum, having clusters of yellow drooping flowers: all parts of the plant are poisonous liberty caplocoweedany of several perennial leguminous plants of the genera Oxytropis and Astragalus, found in western parts of North America, containing neurotoxins which cause loco disease in horses, cattle, and sheep manchineelmonkshoodany of several poisonous N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, esp A. napellus, that have hooded blue-purple flowers mountain laurelNoogoora burrnux vomicaoleanderpoison dogwood or elderany of various unrelated plants, such as box elder and marsh elder poison ivypoison oakeither of two North American anacardiaceous shrubs, Rhus toxicodendron or R. diversiloba, that are related to the poison ivy and cause a similar rash poison sumachpokeweed, pokeberry, or pokeroota tall North American plant, Phytolacca americana, that has small white flowers, juicy purple berries, and a poisonous purple root used medicinally: family Phytolaccaceae sassy, sasswood, or sassy woodstaggerbushstavesacrea Eurasian ranunculaceous plant, Delphinium staphisagria, having purple flowers and poisonous seeds thorn applea poisonous solanaceous plant, Datura stramonium, of the N hemisphere, having white funnel-shaped flowers and spiny capsule fruits tutuupasthe sap of this tree, used as an arrow poison water hemlockany of a genus (Cicuta) of perennial plants of the umbel family, with compound umbels of small white flowers and intensely poisonous, tuberous roots, found in the Northern Hemisphere in moist places wolfsbane or wolf's-baneany of several poisonous N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, esp A. lycoctonum, which has yellow hoodlike flowers woody nightshadea scrambling woody Eurasian solanaceous plant, Solanum dulcamara, having purple flowers with recurved petals and a protruding cone of yellow anthers and producing poisonous red berry-like fruits ▷ See poison
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