Is Sabi Star Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Sabi Star

The Sabi Star is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

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

Sabi star is a species of flowering plant that are commonly found in the tropical and subtropical regions. It is an evergreen or drought-deciduous succulent shrub. The flowers tend to red and pink, often with a whitish blush outward of the throat. Its sap is used as arrow poison for hunting throughout Africa.

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

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