Pet Care

Brazilwood

Poinciana
Additional Common Names: Bird of Paradise, Poinciana, Barbados Pride
Scientific Name: Poinciana gilliesii
Family: Leguminosae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: GI irritants
Clinical Signs: Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing and incoordination is possible. Deaths in rabbits have been reported.

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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