The Rex Begonia is poisonous for both cats and dogs.
Typical symptoms include inability to swallow, kidney failure, salivation, sores and vomiting.
Rex Begonia are terrestrial herbs or undershrubs that growin subtropical and tropical moist climates, in South and Central America, Africa, and southern Asia. They feature bright colorful flowers and large and variously marked leaves which makes them popular in homes and gardens.
The scientific name for this plant is Begonia rex. Additional name for this plant include King Begonia, Painted Begonia, Painted Leaf Begonia, Peace Begonia and Begonia.
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