Additional Common Names: Bird of Paradise, Poinciana, Barbados Pride
Scientific Name: Poinciana gilliesii
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 you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
* A $65 consultation fee may apply.