Is Bird’s Tongue Flower Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Bird's Tongue Flower

The Bird’s Tongue Flower is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dehydration, drowsiness, lethargy, mild nausea, unwillingness to be touched and vomiting.

Bird’s Tongue Flower is an evergreen perennial known for its dramatic flowers. The name is derived from its resemblance to the bird’s head and beak. The flowers usually stand above the foliage at the end of the long stalk. They are indigenours to South Africa and widely introduced around the world, including the Americas and Australia.

The scientific name for this plant is Strelitzia reginae. Additional name for this plant include Bird’s Tongue Flower, Bird of Paradise, Crane Flower and Orange Strelitzia.

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