A plant of a genus that includes dumb cane and its relatives.
- Genus Dieffenbachia, family Araceae.
- The wide leaves of the dieffenbachias tend to hold dust and this might obstruct their breathing.
- Can you tell me if the pods that form on the top of my dieffenbachia are harmful to the plant?
- The dieffenbachia is an ornamental plant that is used fundamentally like an indoor plant.
Modern Latin, named after Ernst Dieffenbach (1811–55), German horticulturalist.
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