EPPO Global Database

Dieffenbachia maculata(DIFMA)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: DIFMA
  • Preferred name: Dieffenbachia maculata
  • Authority: (Loddiges) G. Don

Notes

Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, northern South America to Brazil. Cultivated worldwide as an ornamental houseplant


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Dieffenbachia picta (Loddiges) Schott

Common names
Name Language
dumbcane English
spotted dumbcane English
tuftroot English
variable tuftroot English
gefleckte Dieffenbachie German
gefleckte Herzpflanze German
canne du muet French
plante des sourds-muets French
platanillo Spanish
aninga-do-pará Portuguese (BR)
comigo-ninguem-pode Portuguese (BR)
difenbakia Japanese
shirogasurisô Japanese
シロガスリソウ Japanese
ディフェンバキア Japanese
диффенбахия пятнистая Russian