- Flower nameDieffenbachia
- Scientific nameDieffenbachia
- Aliasシロガスリソウ, ハブタエソウ, dumb cane, Dieffenbachia
- Place of origintropical America
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonAugust, September
What is Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia, Dumb Cane (scientific name: Dieffenbachia) is native to tropical America and is an evergreen perennial plant in the family Aceraceae. The leaves are oblong or oval, with white and pale yellow spots on the green leaves and are beautiful. The flower is covered with Buddha flames with spadices that resembles a Skunk cabbage (scientific name: Lysichiton camtschatcense). Buddha flames are white or green and inflorescences are white to light yellow.
Scientific name: Dieffenbachia, also known as white gypsophila, japonicus, dumb cane, plant height: 20-200 cm, leaf length: 50 cm, leaf width: 20 cm, leaf shape: oblong, Oval, leaf color: white or pale yellow pattern on green background, leaf arrangement: mutual growth, inflorescence shape: spadices, inflorescence color: light yellow, Buddha flame color: white, light green, note: on sap It contains toxic calcium oxalate and is rash on contact.