Plants by common name

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Common Name: Gliricidia, Madre de cacao
Scientific Name: Gliricidia sepium
Common Family Name: Pea family
Scientific Family Name:Fabaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Unknown
Clinical Signs:   The leaves are toxic to dogs and horses but the plant is fodder for cattle and goats, one leaf makes a horse sick for more than a weak
Common Name: Glory lily
Scientific Name: Gloriosa superba
Common Family Name: Lily family
Scientific Family Name:Liliaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Colchicine alkaloid
Clinical Signs:   Antimitotic and damage to all body organs including GI, cardiovascular, respiratory, CNS, hematopoietic
Common Name: Guinea grass
Scientific Name: Panicum maximum
Common Family Name: Grass family
Scientific Family Name:Poaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Cyanide
Clinical Signs:   Acute toxicosis is due to inhibition of cytochrome oxidase and irritation, signs include hyperventilation irritation of the GI mucosa, hypotension, bright red mucous membranes, cyanosis, convulsions, coma, death; chronic toxicosis is due to neuronal degen
Common Name: Giant milkweed
Scientific Name: Calotropis procera
Common Family Name: Milkweed family
Scientific Family Name:Asclepiadaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Cardiac glycosides
Clinical Signs:   Severe GI signs, dilated pupils, convulsions, respiratory signs, cardiac arrest