Florida: Have you ever heard of trees which can kill humans just by going near by it. The Manchineel tree, found in the coastal areas of Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico and Central America is not life giving like trees taking carbon dioxide inside and send out oxygen. The tree is toxic from tip to toe.
The Manchineel tree sends toxic substance from it and if you go near by it your skin gets scorched. The tree in contact with human skin can cause sudden scorches on it. The eating of this fruit can cause pain upon your whole body and suddenly leading to your death.
What to say more, even the rain drops falling from the tree can cause harm to you. So if we decide to burn the tree it is said to have invited terrible problems. You will be blind by the smoke coming out of its burns.
With greenish yellow flowers and shiny green leaves the tree looks simple and harmless in appearance. It helps to protect soil from erosion. Its fruit looks like an apple and reportedly its taste is sweet at beginning then turns to a peppery feeling and finally reaches to burning state and tightness at the throat. The condition leads to death as the patient con not be swallowed solid food due to severe pain and huge obstructing pharyngeal lump.