Dieffenbachia amoena

COMMON NAME

Dumb cane or Giant dumbcane

TYPE

Low Foliage

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

Leaves are large, oblong, and cream or light yellow with deep green spots and stripes in bands along the veins and border. Like any other Dieffenbachia its sap is poisonous. The name Dumb Cane reflects the fact that the acrid sap will burn the mouth and numb the throat to the extent that it may even paralyze the vocal cords

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical America

NATIVE HABITAT

Rainforest

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

plantoftheweek.org

nparks.gov.sg



Dieffenbachia amoena