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Also Known As:
Saintpaulia ionantha


Hairy, dark green, heart-shaped leaves, sometimes with reddish tints on the underside.

House plant

Toxicity: Non-Toxic
These plants are not poisonous or there is no known record of toxicity.

Toxic Parts:

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Additional Information


The list of poisonous plants on this website does not necessarily include every poisonous plant that is known or that might be found in a home or yard. The University of Kansas Health System does not advise eating any of the plants listed on this website. We discourage the use of any of these plants for self-medication. The information on this site is taken from literature, and the degree of reliability is unknown. In case of accidental exposure or ingestion, contact the Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222.