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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Orn Pl Guian; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Pando, Santa Cruz] Colombia, Ecuador [Napo]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. DeFilipps, R. A. 1992. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
  5. Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry. 1978. Flora of the Rio Palenque science center.
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  10. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:387-389.
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  15. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  17. Nicolson, D. H. 1982. Schott's new taxa published in the Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst etc. (1829-1830). Taxon 31:550.
  18. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  22. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber. 1978. Flora del Avila.
  23. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  24. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  25. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  26. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13948. Accessed 3 August 2020.