Is Kudu Lily Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Kudu Lily

The Kudu Lily is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

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

Kudu Lily is a drought-deciduous succulent shrub that could grow up to 3 meters tall with pachycaul stems and a stout, swollen basal caudex. It is native to the Sahel regions, tropical and subtropical eastern and southern Africa and Arabia and south of the Sahara. It belonged to dogbane family, Apocynaceae and features pink and red flowers, often with whitish blush outward.

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

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