Is Australian Ivy Palm Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Australian Ivy Palm

The Australian Ivy Palm is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include ataxia, depression, diarrhea, loss of appetite and vomiting.

Australian Ivy Palm is an evergreen tree that’s multi-trunked and flowers that develop at the top of the tree. Flowering begins in early summer and typically continues for several months. They are native to north-eastern Queensland coasts and the Northern Territory of Australia, as well as Java and New Guinea.

The scientific name for this plant is Brassaia actinophylla. Additional name for this plant include Amate, Australian Umbrella Tree, Octopus Tree, Queensland Umbrella Tree, Schefflera, Starleaf and Umbrella Tree.

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