Is Black Calla Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Black Calla

The Black Calla is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, oral irritation, and vomiting.

Black Calla comes from the family of Araceae that includes other famous plants such as Philodendron, Caladium and Anthurium. It is native to the Levant and other parts of the Mediterranean Basin. Black Calla has a long history in the Middle East for its use in traditional medicine and for culinary purposes.

The scientific name for this plant is Arum palestinum. Additional name for this plant include Black Calla Lily, Solomon’s Lily, Wild Arum, and Wild Calla.

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