Despite the beauty and color, some flowers and plants are extremely poisonous than they are seemingly harmless appearances. The plants contain fatal chemicals that may cause death or serious diseases when it comes in contact with human. Here we provide world’s most attractive but dangerous flowers.
This cheerful yellow flower is considered as a symbol of vanity, wealth and good fortune in many parts of the world. However, narcissus contains alkaloid poison lycorine which is actually mildly toxic if people eat them in large quantities. The initial symptoms are nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Angel’s Trumpet has a variable amount of tropane alkaloids which can kill both humans and animals.
The water hemlock has a toxic sap containing cicutoxin which causes very quick death with just a little amount of the extract.
Daphne, also known as paradise plant or lady laurel, has mezerine and daphnin which can make humans and animals fall into a coma and even die.
Lily of the valley
Despite the beauty and harmless of Lily of the Valley, this plant is entirely poisonous. The toxin may cause cramps, diarrhea, vomiting and heartbeats to slow down.
As the name says, this plant is quite poisonous due to the milky sap inside. The sap is widely used in smearing the tips of the arrows.
This is the most dangerous and poisonous plant in the world.
The snakeroot is especially dangerous for cattle and sheep. Besides, it can cause sickness for human.
The seeds of this flower is extremely toxic, harmful and even fatal. It even causes sudden death and paralysis.
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