Is Caladium Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Caladium is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

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

Caladium is a perennial, tropical plant widely cultivated species in the family Araceae. It is believed to have been one of the earliest cultivated plants. Caladium is primarily grown as root vegetable. It is an edible plant used as vegetables for their corms, petioles and leaves. 

The scientific name for this plant is Caladium hortulanum. Additional name for this plant include Angel Wings, Ape, Cape, Elephant Ears, Heart Of Jesus, Malanga, Pai, Via, Via Sori and Taro.

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