Is Brunfelsia Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Brunfelsia is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include coughing, diarrhea, disorientation, hypersalivation, inability to regulate body temperature, incoordination, lethargy, seizures, tremors and vomiting.

Brunfelsia are small trees and neotropical shrubs that usually grow in woodland and thickets. The flowers of this plant are large and tubular with 5 broad petals. They are considered to be poisonous because of their brunfelsamidine content.

The scientific name for this plant is Brunfelsia species. Additional name for this plant include Brazil Raintree, Brunfelsia, Kiss-Me-Quick, Franciscan Rain Tree, Lady-of-the-Night, Morning-Noon-And-Night and Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow.

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