Additional Common Names: Amaryllis, Fire Lily, Barbados Lily, Ridderstjerne
Scientific Name: Hippeastrum spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Lycorine and other alkaloids
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, salvation, diarrhea; large ingestions cause convulsions, low blood pressure, tremors and cardiac arrhythmias. Bulbs are the most poisonous part.
If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*
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