Anthurium Andreanum known as The Flamingo Flower due to the look of flower. Most of Anthurium Andreanum species can be grown as houseplants, or outdoors in mild climates in shady areas But not recommended to Plant outside in UAE. Large pointed, dark-green leaves grow up to 7 in (18 cm) long and surround the upright flower stems. Anthurium leaves are poisonous. They contain calcium oxalate crystals that can cause severe burning in the mouth. Keep your flamingo plant away from pets who may play with or chew on its foliage. It’s also a good idea to wear gloves when handling anthurium plant to avoid skin irritation.