Is Red Princess Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Red Princess

The Red Princess 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.

Red Princess is a flowering plant that has glands that secrete nectar to attract the ants. In return, the ants serve as a protection from other insects that would attack the plant. This plant has a diverse way of growing and this could be epiphytic, hemiepiphytic, terrestrial or even the combination depending on the environment.

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

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