Dieffenbachia x splendens

COMMON NAME

Splendid dumb cane

TYPE

Low Foliage

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

A striking plant of great beauty, remarkable for the lustre of its coloring. The stem is faintly mottled with dark and light green. The leaves have a thick ivorywhite mid-rib, and the ground color is of a rich deep velvety bottle-green, with a resplendent lustrous surface, freely marked with whitish striated blotches, which stand out in striking contrast with the dark green ground color. Dieffenbachia 'Reflector' is an old hybrid named Dieffenbachia x splendens. A hybrid of Dieffenbachia leopoldii and seguine.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Peru, Columbia

NATIVE HABITAT

Forest floor

WEB SOURCES

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Dieffenbachia x splendens