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Schefflera actinophylla
umbrella tree, green schefflera, schefflera
Schefflera actinophylla


General
Schefflera actinophylla is a commonly found plant that is often confused with Schefflera arboricola. It is not unusual to find the two plants sharing the same common name. Unfortunately, Schefflera actinophylla is too toxic for use with captive chameleons. This is a good example of why it helps to know the full scientific name of the plants you are looking for.


Toxicity and Irritants
notes: minor toxicity when eaten, dermatitis, calcium oxalate crystals


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Plant Details
Family Araliaceae
Genus Schefflera
Species actinophylla
Common umbrella tree, green schefflera, schefflera

Plant Rating
Compatibility compatibility
Indoor Care indoor difficulty - moderate
Toxicity toxicity - toxic

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