Peace Lily (White Anthurium, Spath, Spathe Flowers)

 Do not Feed
  • Common Name: Peace Lily (White Anthurium, Spath, Spathe Flowers)
  • Latin Name: Spathiphyllum spp. esp. S. wallisii
  • Family Name: Araceae

Despite its name, the Peace Lily is not a true Lily, but is instead from the same family as Philodendron, Dumb Cane, and Lords and Ladies, and like those plants it contains needle-sharp calcium oxalate crystals.  These crystals, called raphides, can cause skin irritation, a burning sensation in the mouth, difficulty swallowing, and nausea in mammals, and although the effect on reptiles is unclear,  we would advise you to err on the side of caution and not feed this plant to your tortoise.

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