Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia

  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Flower name
    Dieffenbachia
  • Scientific name
    Dieffenbachia
  • 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.


  • Eye
    Alismatales
  • Family
    Araceae
  • Genus
    Dieffenbachia
  • Species
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fleshy inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Other
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeevergreen perennial plant
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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