Taxon: Dieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott

 
Genus: Dieffenbachia
Family: Araceae
  Subfamily: Aroideae
      Tribe: Dieffenbachieae
Nomen number: 13948
Place of publication: Wiener Z. Kunst 1829(3):803. 1829
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Orn Pl Guian; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Pando, - Santa Cruz; Colombia; Ecuador - Napo

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • DeFilipps, R. A. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas. 1992 (Orn Pl Guian)
  • Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry Flora of the Rio Palenque science center. 1978 (F RPalenq)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt) 3:387-389.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1982. Schott's new taxa published in the Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst etc. (1829-1830) (Taxon) 31:550.
  • Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. 1978 (F Avila)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Dieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Dieffenbachia seguine cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.