Is Flamingo Flower Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Flamingo Flower Plant

The Flamingo Flower is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include blistering, convulsions, difficulty swallowing, excessive drooling, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, oral irritation and vomiting.

Flamingo Flower is a flowering plant belonging to the largest genus of the family Araceae. The flamingo flowers are contained in dense spirals on the spadix. The spadix can be globe-shaped, club-shaped or elongated into a spike shape.

The scientific name for this plant is Anthurium scherzeranum. Additional name for this plant include Flamingo Flower, Flamingo Lily, Flamingo Plant, Heart Flower, Laceleaf, Lady Jane, Oilcloth Flower, Pinter’s Pallet, Pigtail Plant and Tail Flower.

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