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Rubber Plant

Scientific name

Ficus elastica

Common name

Rubber plant

Type

House plant

Toxicity: 1

Exposure to juice or sap from these plants or a puncture wound from the thorns (if present) may produce a skin rash or irritation.

Toxic parts

Leaves

Description

  • Single stem
  • Large, dark-green oval leaves with a glossy, leathery look

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Disclaimer

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 Control Center 1-800-222-1222.

 

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