Dieffenbachia seguine, also known as dumbcane, is a species of Dieffenbachia native to the tropical Americas —from Southern Mexico, through Central America, to northern South America and Brazil. It is also native to several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico.
The herbaceous perennial grows 3 to 10 feet in height and 2 to 3 feet in width. The plant's leaves are large and green, and often with variegated white patterns. Like other Dieffenbachias, the sap is toxic. It has showy white flowers.
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