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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. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2006
Species priority site is:
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, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • 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. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. DeFilipps, R. A. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas. 1992 (Orn Pl Guian)
  5. Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry Flora of the Rio Palenque science center. (F RPalenq)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  10. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:387-389.
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  15. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  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. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  21. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  22. Steyermark, J. A. & O. Huber Flora del Avila. (F Avila)
  23. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  24. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  25. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  26. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13948. Accessed 17 November 2018.