Is Dwarf Poinciana Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Dwarf Poinciana

The Dwarf Poinciana is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea, lethargy, loss of coordination, and vomiting.

Dwarf Poincian is a species of flowering plant native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is a shrub growing to 3 m tall in the pea family, Fabaceae. Commonly known as Mexican bird of paradise, peacock flower, red bird of paradise, flos pavonis and pride of Barbados. Most of the seeds of Dwarf Poincian are poisonous.

The scientific name for this plant is Caesalpinia pulcherrima. Additional name for this plant include Barbados Pride, Flamboyant-De-Jardin, Flos Pavonis, Mexican Bird Of Paradise, Poinciana, Red Bird Of Paradise, Peacock Flower, and Pride Of Barbados.

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