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Primary Genera of Concern

Family

Compounds and Compound

Classes Implicated in Toxicity

Betab

Polygonaceae

Oxalates

Nitrates

Blighia

Sapindaceae

Cyclopropane amino acids

Borago

Boraginaceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Brassicab

Brassicaceae

Isothiocyanates

Glucosinolates

Thiooxazolidones

Brugmansia

Solanaceae

Tropane alkaloids

Buxus

Buxaceae

Steroidal alkaloids

Cacalia

Asteraceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, Triterpene

Calystegia

Convolvulaceae

Polyhydroxy nortropane and indolizidine alkaloids

Canavalia

Fabaceae

Canavinine

Hydrogen cyanide

Indospicine

β-nitropropionic acid

Nitrites

Castanospermum

Fabaceae

Polyhydroxy alkaloids (castanospermine)

Castilleja

Scrophulariaceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Centaurea

Asteraceae

Sesquiterpene lactones

Chelidonium

Papaveraceae

Isoquinoline alkaloids

Cicuta

Apiaceae

Polyacetylenes

Colchicum

Liliaceae

Colchicine

Colocasia

Araceae

Oxalates

Conium

Apiaceae

Piperidine alkaloids

Convallaria

Liliaceae

Cardiac glycosides

Convolvulus

Convolvulaceae

Polyhydroxy nortropane and indolizidine alkaloids (calystegines and swainsonine)

Coriaria

Coriariaceae

Picrotoxin-like terpenes

Corydalis

Papaveraceae

Isoquinoline alkaloids, bicuculline

Crotalaria

Fabaceae

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Croton

Euphorbiaceae

Phorbol esters

Cupressus

Cupressaceae

Labdane diterpene acids



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