Known As:  Caladium
Latin Name: Caladium genera, Xanthosoma genera of Araceae family
Description: Commonly grown house and garden plants valued for their showy leaves.  There is wide variation in the colors and markings of the plants.  The leaves are large, single blades on long stalks growing out of corms.
Poisonous Parts:   Corms and leaves which can contain needle-shaped crystals of calcium oxalate that causes an intense, burning irritation if eaten.
Symptoms:  Oral, pharyngeal and esophogal irritant.  Salivation and edema (swelling).
Treatment: Contact your veterinarian.