(plural apples of Sodom)
- (Mediaeval mythology) A gigantic tree supposed to have grown on the site of the destroyed cities Sodom and Gomorrah, whose apples would turn to ash and smoke once picked.
- A flowering plant of northern Africa, Calotropis procera, which bears poisonous fruit.
- A nightshade native to southern Africa, Solanum linnaeanum (synonym Solanum sodomeum), that bears poisonous berries.
- Any of various other plants that bear poisonous fruit.
The mythological sense is often used figuratively, describing something that looks desirable but is worthless.