Is Chandelier Plant Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Chandelier Plant

The Chandelier Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include abnormal heart rhythm, diarrhea, lethargy, vomiting, and weakness.

Chandelier Plant is a succulent plant that is able to propagate vegetatively from plantlets. They are members of the genus Bryophyllum in the family Crassulaceae. They are also considered highly toxic since they contain bufadienolide cardiac glycosides that can cause death to grazing animals.

The scientific name for this plant is Kalanchoe tubiflora. Additional name for this plant include Devils Backbone, Finger Plant, Kalanchoe, Mother of Millions, and Mother-In-Law-Plant.

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