The Painter’s Pallette 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.
The Painter’s Pallette belongs in a genus of about 1000 species of flowering plants and the largest genus of the arum family, Araceae. General common names include anthurium, tailflower, flamingo flower, and laceleaf.
The scientific name for this plant is Anthurium scherzeranum. Additional names for this plant include Flamingo Flower, Flamingo Lily, Flamingo Plant, Heart Flower, Laceleaf, Lady Jane, Oilcloth Flower, Pigtail Plant, and Tail Flower.
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