Nephthytis (Syngonium podophyllum)

NEPHTHYTIS
(Syngonium podophyllum)
A.K.A.
African Evergreen or Arrowhead Vine
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NephthytisNephtytis Plant Leaves

A herbaceous plants grown from a rhizome. It’s  leaves are 15–35 cm long, light and dark green and are usually arrowhead-shaped, with three lobes and evergreen. Depending on the age of the plant the leaf shape can vary.

Distribution:
Native to tropical western Africa, however there is a disjunct species, recently discovered in Borneo. Has been widely cultivated as a house plant.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion, Skin contact

Toxic Principle:
Insoluble calcium oxalates

Clinical Symptoms:
Oral irritation, intense burning and irritation of mouth, tongue and lips, excessive drooling, vomiting, difficulty swallowing.

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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