Cardboard Palm

Additional Common Names: cycads and zamias
Scientific Name: Zamia spp.
Family: Cycadaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Cycasin, B-methylamino-l-alanine, unidentified neurotoxin (cattle)
Clinical Signs: Vomiting (may be bloody), dark stools, jaundice, increased thirst, bloody diarrhea, bruising, liver failure, death. 1-2 seeds can be fatal.

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