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3 Most Dangerous Trees In The World You Should Never Touch

Most of the time, trees are pretty harmless. We are safe to stand beneath them and marvel at their beauty. The trees on this list, however, could kill you if you get too close. Here’s a list of the most dangerous trees.

Suicide Tree

The suicide tree can be found in India and in several parts of Southern Asia. This tree is named so especially after people committing suicide by eating its fruits. Its scientific name is Cerbera odollym. It mainly tends to grow near the marshy areas and in the coastal swamps.

The Bunya Pine

the bunya pine is an evergreen conifer that has an unusual branching pattern, strange leaves, and edible seeds inside a large cone. Even the smaller female cones are the size of a bowling ball. Some can be as large as a person's head. It's often dangerous to be under a tree when it's dropping its cones.

The Sandbox Tree

The fruit of the sandbox tree is poisonous, causing vomiting, diarrhea, and cramps if ingested. The tree sap is said to cause an angry red rash, and it can blind you if it gets in your eyes. It has been used to make poison darts.

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