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Poisonous plants in Jamaica

a brief review of Jamaican plants which contain known poisons

by Dennis Adams

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Published by Dept. of Extra-Mural Studies, University of the West Indies in [Kingston, Jamaica] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDennis Adams, Kenneth Magnus, Compton Seaforth.
SeriesCaribbean affairs ;, new ser., no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 90/05120 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2001099M
LC Control Number90888166

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Over the years, the focus of concern has been those agents or toxicants that cause harm to mankind. Poisonous plants in Jamaica a brief review of Jamaican plants which contain known poisons by Dennis Adams.

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For purposes of easy reference, it is proposed to issue the following appendices: I. A list of the botanical names of Jamaican medicinal Size: KB. Ackee is a tropical fruit native to West Africa, where it is known as akye, but it is legendary in Jamaica.

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The bulbs are the most poisonous part of these so-called friendly flowers, so you might think twice about planting them if you have a dog who likes to dig. Ingesting too much could cause vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, tremors, and cardiac arrhythmia.

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The lily of the valley is very toxic, flowers, leaves and stem should not be eaten. The plant contains cardiac glycosides, which acts directly on the heart and causes vomiting, illusion, blurriness, slow heart rates and can be fatal in some cases.

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Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. Wicked Plants: The Weed That by Amy Stewart. Hardcover $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ See All Formats. poisonous plant, any plant possessing a property injurious to man or animal. Plants may be poisonous to the touch (e.g., poison ivy, poison sumac), or orally toxic (e.g., poison hemlock, deadly amanita).

Many poisonous plants are of great value medicinally, e.g., digitalis, belladonna, and g: Jamaica. There are many species of brightly colored poisonous frogs in the Caribbean and Jamaica areas.

The Poison Dart Frog, or Poison Arrow Frog, only measures approximately cm, but carries enough toxin on its' skin to kill twenty men, or at le s: Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are all known to cause an itchy rash.

But they’re not the only plants that can irritate your skin. Get to know wood nettle, stinging nettle, leadwort Missing: Jamaica. James, Wilma (). Know your poisonous plants: poisonous plants found in field and garden. Healdsburg, CA: Naturegraph Publishers.

Johnson, Charles Grier, (). Common Plants of the Inland Pacific Northwest. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Kingsbury, John ().

Poisonous plants of the United States and g: Jamaica. The milky sap of this plant is highly poisonous and can cause temporary blindness if it comes into contact with a person’s eyes.

Other side effects can include skin irritation and blistering. Found in Western Australia, Queensland and New South Wales as well as Asia and some Pacific Islands, the milky mangrove grows in areas close to sea. How Chris McCandless Died.

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The ackee, also known as achee, akee, ackee apple or ayee (Blighia sapida) is a fruit of the Sapindaceae soapberry family, as are the lychee and the is native to tropical West Africa. The scientific name honours Captain William Bligh who took the fruit from Jamaica to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England in The English common name is derived from Family: Sapindaceae.

The plants are native to North America, where they can grow up to –13 feet (2–4 meters) tall in moist coastal forests and along shorelines (29, 30, 31).

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We eat many plants, herbs and so forth in our daily diet. But, we must remember to be choosy. Some plants, trees or shrubs are potential killers of man. Some part of the ornamental plants or flowers in your yard may contain deadly poison. Many poisonous plants are so common and seemingly innocuous you do not suspect their toxic g: Jamaica.

Toxicity and Poisons Brief History of Poisons Jamaica's poisonous plants. In the book "Poisonous plants of Jamaica" by Lowe, H.I.C, Morrison, E.Y. StA, Magnus, K.E and Grizzle, H., published by FlexPak Printers Ltd, Jamaica infifty poisonous plants are identified.

10 Most Poisonous Plants in the World. Decem by Chris Simons 7 Comments. As plants aren’t, by their nature, very mobile they have developed a variety of ways of protecting themselves from all things herbivorous.

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Serious poisoning by plants is very uncommon in the UK. Some garden plants present a hazard, but the risk of severe poisoning, skin reaction or allergy is generally low. Aconitum carmichaelii Arendsii Group. Credit: RHS/Graham Titchmarsh.

If it is not a food plant, do not eat it. Teach children not to play with or eat growing plants.NOTE: This listing is not being maintained. The contents are being migrated to the Herbarium Library catalog.

Adams, D., K. Magnus and C. Seaforth. Poisonous plants of ment of Extra-Mural Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Arts & Books Travel Killer plants: A handy guide to the hidden dangers in your garden.

Its toxins can be absorbed through the skin and it is one of Britain’s most poisonous plants Author: Tom Bawden.