Is Oilcloth Flower Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Oilcloth Flower

The Oilcloth 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.

Oilcloth Flower also known as tailflower, anthurium, laceleaf and flamingo flower. This flowering plant has 1000 species and is native to the Americas. Most of the species can be grown as houseplants, outdoors in mild climates or in shady spots. 

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, Pinter’s Pallet, Pigtail Plant and Tail Flower.

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