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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
Name verified on: 17-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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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
    Mesoamerica: 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 cultivated

References:

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

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?13948 (28 November 2014)

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