The Ceriman is poisonous for both cats and dogs.
Typical symptoms include difficulty swallowing, foaming of the mouth, hoarseness, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, low energy, oral irritation and vomiting.
Ceriman has been commonly grown outdoors as an ornamental plant in the tropics and subtropics. They are native southern Mexico and Panama and now widely spread to many tropical areas such as Hawaii and Seychelles. Although it is an ideal plant for indoor use, it also needs very bright exposure, but not full sun.
The scientific name for this plant is Monstera deliciosa. Additional name for this plant include Cutleaf Philodendron, Delicious Monster, Hurricane Plant, Mexican Breadfruit, Monstera, Moter-in-Law, Split-leaf Philodendron, Swiss Cheese Plant and Window Leaf Plant.
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