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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FDA Poisonous Plant Database

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AUTHOR(S): Morton, J. F.
TITLE: Ornamental plants with poisonous properties.
YEAR: 1958 CITATION: Proc Florida State Hort Soc, 71(Oct), 372-380 [English]
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 739 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: rosary-pea
STANDARD COMMON NAME: precatory
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAbrus precatorius L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAbrus precatorius L.
GRIN #: 1690 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: century plant
FAMILYAgavaceae
LATIN NAMEAgave ingens Bgr. var. picta
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAgave americana L.
GRIN #: 2191 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: candlenut
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEAleurites moluccana Willd.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAleurites moluccanus (L.) Willd.
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 438G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEAlocasia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAlocasia sp.
GRIN #: 3060 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: cashew nut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: cashew
FAMILYAnacardiaceae
LATIN NAMEAnacardium occidentale L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAnacardium occidentale L.
GRIN #: 13323 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: jimsonweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Jimson weed
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura stramonium L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDatura stramonium L.
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 3687G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEDieffenbachia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDieffenbachia sp.
GRIN #: 405771 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: golden dewdrop
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYVerbenaceae
LATIN NAMEDuranta repens L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDuranta erecta L.
GRIN #: 409961 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: candelabra cactus
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEEuphorbia lactea haw.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEuphorbia ingens E. Mey. ex Boiss.
GRIN #: 16403 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: poinsettia
STANDARD COMMON NAME: poinsettia
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEEuphorbia pulcherrima Willd.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEuphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
GRIN #: 400211 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pencil tree
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Indian tree spurge
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEEuphorbia tirucalli L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEuphorbia tirucalli L.
GRIN #: 393 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Carolina yellow jessamine
STANDARD COMMON NAME: gelsemium
FAMILYGelsemiaceae
LATIN NAMEGelsemium sempervirens Ait. f.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEGelsemium sempervirens (L.) J. St.-Hil.
GRIN #: 17663 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Malabar glory lily
STANDARD COMMON NAME: flamelily
FAMILYColchicaceae
LATIN NAMEGloriosa superba L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEGloriosa superba L.
GRIN #: 19174 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: manchineel
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEHippomane mancinella L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHippomane mancinella L.
GRIN #: 19419 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: sand box tree
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEHura crepitans L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHura crepitans L.
GRIN #: 20692 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: physic nut
STANDARD COMMON NAME: purging nut
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEJatropha curcas L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJatropha curcas L.
GRIN #: 20696 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bellyache bush
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEJatropha gossypifolis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJatropha gossypiifolia L.
GRIN #: 312795 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: peregrina
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEJatropha integerrima Jacq.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJatropha integerrima Jacq.
GRIN #: 20702 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: coral plant
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEJatropha multifida L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJatropha multifida L.
GRIN #: 23936 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Chinaberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME: melia
FAMILYMeliaceae
LATIN NAMEMelia azedarach L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMelia azedarach L.
GRIN #: 312838 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: poison wood
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAnacardiaceae
LATIN NAMEMetopium toxiferum Krug. & Urb.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMetopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb.
GRIN #: 24520 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: balsam pear
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bitter melon
FAMILYCucurbitaceae
LATIN NAMEMomordica charantia L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEMomordica charantia L.
GRIN #: 25229 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: oleander
STANDARD COMMON NAME: oleander
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMENerium oleander L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMENerium oleander L.
GRIN #: 23475 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: ochrosia plum
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEOchrosia elliptica Labill.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOchrosia elliptica Labill.
GRIN #: 27591 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wild sieva bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEPhaseolus lunatus L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhaseolus lunatus L.
GRIN #: 7271 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: akee
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSapindaceae
LATIN NAMEBlighia sapida Kon.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBlighia sapida K. D. Koenig
GRIN #: 102425 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: angel's-trumpet
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura suaveolens Humb. & Bord.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBrugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Presl
GRIN #: 9997 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: night-blooming jessamine
STANDARD COMMON NAME: night jessamine
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMECestrum nocturnum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECestrum nocturnum L.
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 2816G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEColocasia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEColocasia sp.
GRIN #: 12531 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Palay rubber vine
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMECryptostegia grandiflora R. Br.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECryptostegia grandiflora R. Br.
GRIN #: 12723 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: crozier cycas
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYCycadaceae
LATIN NAMECycas circinalis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMECycas circinalis L.
GRIN #: 13315 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME: horn-of-plenty
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEDatura metel L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDatura metel L.
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 9242G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEPhilodendron
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPhilodendron sp.
COMMON NAME: balfour polyscias
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraliaceae
LATIN NAMEPolyscias balfouriana Bailey
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPolyscias balfouriana Bailey
GRIN #: 312929 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: guilfoyle polyscias
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraliaceae
LATIN NAMEPolyscias guilfoylei Bailey
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPolyscias guilfoylei (W. Bull) L. H. Bailey
GRIN #: 29352 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pongam
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEPongamia pinnata Merr.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre
GRIN #: 406942 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Mexican-flame plant
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio contusus Britten
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPseudogynoxys chenopodioides (Kunth) Cabrera
GRIN #: 31896 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: castor bean
STANDARD COMMON NAME: castor
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMERicinus communis L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMERicinus communis L.
GRIN #: 70672 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Brazilian pepper
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Brazilian pepper tree
FAMILYAnacardiaceae
LATIN NAMESchinus terebinthifolius Raddi
STANDARD PLANT NAMESchinus terebinthifolius Raddi
GRIN #: 318156 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bugle chalice vine
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolandra loniflora Tussac
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolandra longiflora Tussac
COMMON NAME: milkycap chalice vine
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolandra nitida Zucc.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolandra nitida Zucc.
GRIN #: 100446 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: devil's apple
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
GRIN #: 101308 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum pseudo-capsicum L.
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum pseudocapsicum L.
GRIN #: 36532 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: yellow oleander
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEThevetia peruviana Schum.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEThevetia peruviana (Pers.) K. Schum.
GRIN #: 320180 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEAleurites fordii Hemsl.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEVernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw
FDA #: F19588
GRIN #: 12943G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEXanthosoma
STANDARD PLANT NAMEXanthosoma sp.
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