Is Clivia Lily Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Clivia Lily is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include cardiac arrhythmias, convulsions, diarrhea, drooling, inappetance, lethargy, low blood pressure, general appearance of unwellness, salvation, tremors and vomiting.

Clivia Lily also known as Natal lily or bush lily is found only in South Africa. It is a monocot flowering plant from the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae. Clivia fruits are berries. They contain large fleshy seeds when ripe. Flowering time varies depending on the species.

The scientific name for this plant is Clivia spp.. Additional name for this plant include Bush Lily, Caffre Lily, Cape Clivia, Clivies, Kaffir Lily, Klivia and Natal Lily.

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