Umbrella Tree

Additional Common Names: Schefflera, Australian Ivy Palm, Octopus Tree, Starleaf
Scientific Name: Brassaia actinophylla
Family: Araliaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Terpenoids, saponins, insoluble oxalates
Clinical Signs: While this plant does contain potentially toxic substances, the most common effects seen are mild vomiting and diarrhea.

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.

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