Is Cordatum Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Cordatum is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include choking, difficulty swallowing, drooling, oral irritation, pain and swelling of mouth, tongue and lips, renal failure and vomiting.

Cordatum is a popular indoor plant in the family Araceae. It is a vining and climbing type of plant. The leaves are medium green, glossy and become deciduous when dry. It is not required to place them in the direct light. Cordatum develops aerial roots and can be attached in the walls or woods.

The scientific name for this plant is Philodendron oxycardium. Additional name for this plant include Fiddle-Leaf, Fruit Salad Plant, Horsehead Philodendron, Heartleaf Philodendron, Panda Plant, Red Emerald, Red Princess, Saddle Leaf and Split Leaf Philodendron.

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