Dieffenbachia spp.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Dumb Canes
Synonym: Not available
Common Name: Leopard lily
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Not available
Distribution: Native of tropical America
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental foliage plant
Key Characteristics: Dieffenbachiais aperennialherbaceousplant with straight stem, simple and alternate leaves containing white spots and flecks, making it attractive as indoor foliage.Speciesin this genus are popular ashouseplantsbecause of their tolerance of shade.