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TABLE 6-1 Genera of Concern

Primary Genera of Concern

Family

Compounds and Compound

Classes Implicated in Toxicity

Abrus

Fabaceae

Abrin

Aconitum

Ranunculaceae

Diterpenoid alkaloids

Actaea

Ranunculaceae

Quinolizidine alkaloids

Adenostyles

Asteraceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Agave

Agavaceae

Saponins

Agrostemma

Caryopyhllaceae

Saponins

Aleurites

Euphorbiaceae

Unknown

Alliumb

Liliaceae

N-propyl disulfide

Amsinckia

Boraginaceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Anamirta

Menispermaceae

Picrotoxin

Anchusa

Boraginaceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Anemone

Ranunculaceae

Protoanemonin

Apiumb

Apiaceae

Coumarins

Apocynum

Apocynaceae

Cardiac glycosides

Areca

Arecaceae

Arecoline

Argemone

Papaveraceae

Isoquinoline alkaloids

Arisaema

Araceae

Oxalates

Aristolochia

Aristolochiaceae

Aristolochic acids

Armoracia

Brassicaceae

Isothiocyanates, Thiooxazolidones

Arnica

Asteraceae

Sesquiterpenes

Asclepias

Asclepidaceae

Cardiac glycosides

Astragalus

Fabaceae

Polyhydroxy alkaloids (swainsonine)

Nitro-alcohols and -acids,

Selenium accumulation

Atractylis

Asteraceae

Atractyloside and related compounds

Atropa

Solanaceae

Tropane alkaloids

Avenab

Poaceae

Nitrate accumulation

Baccharis

Asteraceae

Trichothecenesc

Baileya

Asteraceae

Oxalates and nitrates

Baptisia

Fabaceae

Quinolizidine alkaloids



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