Rosary pea, Crab's eyes: A vine with alternate compound leaves, light purple flowers, red & black seeds. *CAUTION* One of the MOST dangerous plants. 1 seed contains enough poison to kill an adult. Common weed of Africa southern Florida, Hawaii, Guam, the Caribbean, & Central & South America.
Death camas, death lily: Plant arises from bulb; can be mistaken for onionlike plant. Leaves grasslike, flowers 6-parted, petals have green heart shaped look on them. Flowers on stalks above leaves. *CAUTION*All parts are poisonous, Death camas no onion smell. Death camas in wetsunny areas & dry,rock slopes. In western & eastern U.S. & North AM. western subarctic & Siberia.
Manchineel: Tree reaches 15 meters, alternate shiny green leaves, small green flowers. Green fruits, greenish-yellow when ripe. *CAUTION* Toxic, dermatitis after1/2 hour. Smoke from burning plant irritates eyes. Not a food item! Coastal regions in south Fla.,Caribbean, Central America, northern South Africa.
pangium edule - (Pangi): Tree, heart shaped leaves in spirals, grows to 18 meters. Flowers are green colored. Large brown pear-shaped fruit grows in clusters. *CAUTION* All parts are poisonous, especially the fruit!
Wilderness Survival Picture Viewer Chinaberry CAUTION All parts of the tree should be considered dangerous if eaten. Its leaves are a natural insecticide and will repel insects from stored fruits and grains. Take care not to eat leaves mixed with the stored food.
Mala Mujer - This plant is describes as more painful than poisonous Mala Mujer, which translates to “bad woman”, it is found in Southwest America and Mexico. It can cause painful skin irritations and slightly discoloration. The entire plant is covered in sharp stinging hairs that are capable of causing severe contact dermatitis. Each stinging hair has a white base, which is why the leaves have a dotted appearance.
Physic nut: Shrub or small tree, 3 to 5 parted leaves. Small greenish-yellow flowers, yellow, apple-sized fruit has 3 seeds. *CAUTION* Seeds taste sweet but their oil is violently purgative. All parts of the Physic nut are poisonous! Found throughout the tropics & southern U.S.
Wilderness Survival Picture Viewer CAUTION All parts of the plant are very poisonous to eat. The seeds are large and may be mistaken for a beanlike food. Habitat and Distribution: This plant is found in all tropical regions and has been introduced to temperate regions.
Lantana: Shrublike, grows to 45 centimeters. Round leaves,flowers in flat-topped groups. Flowers can be white,yellow,orange,pink,red. Darkblue or black berries. Very strong scent. *CAUTION* Very poisonous & fatal if eaten! Tropical & temperate area.Weed along roads & old fields.
Cowhage, cowage, cowitch: Vinelike,oval leaflets in groups of 3, hairy spikes, dull purple flowers. Seeds are brown, hairy pods. **CAUTION** Contact causes irritation, blindness if in eyes! Tropical areas & the United States.