Most Dangerous fruits

14 January 2022

7. Pangium Edule Fruit Scientific Name: Pangium edule Found at: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea TheSassyBlogger About: Pangium, containing the sole species Pangium edule is a tall tree native to the mangrove swamps of Southeast Asia. It produces a large poisonous fruit (the "football fruit") which can be made edible by fermentation. It is dioecious, with male and female flowers produced on separate individuals. The taxonomy of the tree is uncertain and it may also be classed in the Flacourtiaceae or the Violales.

6. European Spindle Scientific Name: Euonymus europaeus Found at: Europe TheSassyBlogger About: Euonymus europaeus, the spindle, European spindle, or common spindle, is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae, native to much of Europe, where it inhabits the edges of forest, hedges and gentle slopes, tending to thrive on nutrient-rich, chalky and salt-poor soils. It is a deciduous shrub or small tree. Other names include fusoria, fusanum, ananbeam, shemshad rasmi (Iran), while it may have given its name to the ancient Greek settlement of Euonymeia.

5. Manchineel Scientific Name: Hippomane mancinella Found at: The U.S. in the state of Florida, The Bahamas, Mexico, Central America, and northern South America TheSassyBlogger About: The manchineel tree is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Its native range stretches from tropical southern North America to northern South America. The name "manchineel", as well as the specific epithet mancinella, is from Spanish manzanilla ("little apple"), from the superficial resemblance of its fruit and leaves to those of an apple tree. It is also known as the beach apple.

4. Apricot Kennel Scientific Name: Prunus armeniaca Found at: Germany TheSassyBlogger About: An apricot kernel is the seed of an apricot, which is located within the hard endocarp, and together they form the stone or pit. It is known for containing amygdalin, a poisonous compound. Together with the related synthetic compound laetrile, amygdalin has been marketed as an alternative cancer treatment. However, studies have found the compounds to be ineffective in the treatment of cancer, as well as potentially toxic or lethal when taken by mouth, due to cyanide poisoning.

3. Elderberries Scientific Name: Sambucus Found at: Europe and North America TheSassyBlogger About: Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae. The various species are commonly called elder or elderberry. The genus was formerly placed in the honeysuckle family, Caprifoliaceae, but was reclassified as Adoxaceae due to genetic and morphological comparisons to plants in the genus Adoxa.

2. Ackee Fruit Scientific Name: Blighia sapida Found at: West Africa TheSassyBlogger About: The ackee, also known as ankye, achee, akee, ackee apple or ayee (Blighia sapida) is a fruit of the Sapindaceae soapberry family, as are the lychee and the longan. It 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 1793.The English common name is derived from the West African Akan akye fufo.

1. Yellow Star Fruit Scientific Name: Averrhoa carambola Found at: India, Southeast Asia, Southern China, Taiwan, and The State of Florida in United States TheSassyBlogger About: Carambola, also known as star fruit or starfruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree native to tropical Southeast Asia. The fruit is commonly consumed in parts of Brazil, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the South Pacific, Micronesia, parts of East Asia, and the Caribbean. The tree is cultivated throughout tropical areas of the world.

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