Is Desert Rose Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Desert Rose

The Desert Rose is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, death, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, drooling, irregular heart beat, perspiration and vomiting.

Desert Rose is an evergreen succulent shrub that could grown up to 3 meters tall. They are native to the Sahel regions, tropical and subtropical eastern and southern Africa and Arabia and south of the Sahara, member of the dogbane family, Apocynaceae.

The scientific name for this plant is Adenium obesum. Additional name for this plant include Bangkok Kalachuchi, Desert Azalea, Impala Lily, Kudu Lily, Mock Azalea and Sabi Star.

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