Is Horsehead Philodendron Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Horsehead Philodendron

The Horsehead Philodendron is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include choking, difficulty swallowing, excessive drooling, hoarseness, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, low energy, oral irritation and vomiting.

Horsehead Philodendron belongs to the genus Philodendron which is still poorly known and has still many undescribed species. Horsehead Philodendron is a flowering plant in the family Araceae, mainly cultivated as indoor or ornamental plants.

The scientific name for this plant is Philodendron bipennifolium. Additional name for this plant include Cordatum, Fiddle Leaf, Fruit Salad Plant, Heartleaf Philodendron, Lacy Tree Philodendron, Panda Plant, Red Emerald, Red Princess, Saddle Leaf, Split Leaf Philodendron and Selloum.

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