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Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. They also need moderately moist soil, which should be regularly fertilized with a proprietary houseplant fertilizer.

Water Dieffenbachia seguine moderately, enough to make the entire mixture moist, but allowing the top centimetre 0. Views Read Edit View history. Fruits are berries, orange when ripe.

Dieffenbachia seguine – Wikipedia

Limp stems and discoloured foliage are probably due to overwatering and or low temperatures. Views Read Edit View history. Dieffenbachia seguine has oval leaves pictq 10 inch long and 10cm 4 inch wide on 10cm 4 inch long stalks. Dieffenbachia seguine is a clustered perennial herbaceous that features ovate-oblong to oblong pointed shiny leaves.

Dieffenbachia – Wikipedia

Keep Dieffenbachia seguine in a proper place. Dieffenbachia respond well to hot temperatures and dry climates.

World Checklist dieffenbadhia Bibliography of Araceae and Acoraceae: Properties – The common name dumb-cane derives from the acrid dieffenbahcia poisonous juice numbs the tongue.


Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Schott is a accepted name The Plant List. Flowers are stalklessthe males crowded on the upper part of the cluster, the females on the lower, the latter enclosed the spathe’s tubular base.

Aroideae Araceae genera Garden plants House plants Poisonous plants. They are interestingly marked in green, yellow dieffenbachi white. Leaves are 20 to 40 centimeters long, 10 to 20 centimeters wide, oblong to broadly lanced-shaped, dark to glossy green on both sides, with numerous white or yellowish spots or streaks, the base rounded to acute, the tip narrow.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In most cases, symptoms are mild, and can be successfully treated with analgesic agents, [14] antihistamines, [15] or medical charcoal.

It will grow in almost full sunlight once acclimated, but for best growth give it a bit of subdued light.

Do not fertilise in the winter. Watch for spider mitesscaleaphids and mealybugs. Also, it is native to several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico. In such cases, symptoms generally include severe pain which can last for several days to weeks.


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The cells of the Dieffenbachia plant contain needle-shaped calcium oxalate crystals called raphides. Powered on Amazon cloud.

Dieffenbachia oerstedii at Chicago Botanic Diedfenbachia. If larger specimen is desired, move the plants on every other year until a 25cm 10 inch or even 30cm 12 inch is reached. Retrieved 17 January Dieffenbachia includes a number of unresolved taxonomic names, such as Dieffenbachia amoena. Retrieved 17 June Botany Dieffenbachia is a long-lived, evergreen, perennial herb growing to height of 1 to 1. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Accidental fatal poisoning of a dog by Dieffenbachia picta (dumb cane).

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dieffenbachia seguine. Researchers concluded that the reason for the rapid decline in Dieffenbachia was due to increased abundance of the collared peccary Pecari tajacu in the La Selva Biological Station research area; a small pig-like animal which feeds on Dieffenbachia and other plants.

If a leaf is chewed, these crystals can cause a temporary burning sensation dieffenbachhia erythema.