The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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... Europe Nuxvomica tree (Sirychnos nux-vomica); India, Hawaii Thevetia (
Thevetia peruviana); tropics False hellebore (Veratrum viride) Death camas (
Zigadenus species) Plants poisonous by contact Euphorbia, spurge (Euphorbia
Death seldom occurs. A large number of poisonous plants occur throughout the
world; a few representative species and their poisons are listed in Table 5. Castor
bean (Ricinus communist with details of (left) seeds and 612 Poisonous ...
toxic effects and comments local pain, swelling, necrosis, nausea, vomiting,
shock, petechiae (minute bleeding spots), bloody stools, death : antiserum
available similar to poisoning by the copperhead but more severe; local necrosis
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