Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Christmas cherry (Solanum capsicastrum)

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Introduction

  • Common houseplant.
  • Can grow to 1 m in height.
  • Leaves: 5-10 cm long. Grow in pairs of unequal size.
  • Berries:
    • 1 cm in diameter.
    • Green when unripe; red when ripe.
    • Contain many seeds.

Toxicity

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Clinical signs

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Treatment

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Campbell A (1998)Poisoning in small animals from commonly ingested plants. In Practice20(10), 587-591.


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