Pet Care

Bird of Paradise Flower

Bird's Tongue Flower
Additional Common Names: Crane Flower, Bird's Tongue Flower
Scientific Name: Strelitzia reginae
Family: Strelitziaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Clinical Signs: Mild nausea, vomiting, drowsiness; caused mainly by fruit and seeds. Should not be confused with Caesalpinia or Poinciana gilliesii, which is also known as Bird of Paradise and is more toxic.

Should not be confused with Caesalpinia or Poinciana gilliesii, which is also known as Bird of Paradise and is more toxic.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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