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  Re: [Aroid-l] Dieffenbachia hoffmannii photo?
From: ExoticRainforest <Steve at ExoticRainforest.com> on 2010.03.12 at 12:38:51
Due to confusion over the link Igave for a photo of Dieffenbachia seguine I located anotherfrom the Missouri Botanical Garden.  At least to me, this photoresembles the photo posted of "Dieffenbachia hoffmanii" from Graf'swork. 

http://www.mobot.org/gardinghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=B589

Steve
www.ExoticRainforest.com



On 3/1/2010 01:19, John wrote:

I cannotgive a sourcefor the name Dieffenbachia hoffmannii but I have in the 60s and 70sgrown thisDieffenbachia, in fact it was a favourite of mine.  The name is nolonger valid,if it ever was, but D. ‘Exotica’ or ‘arvida’ may be amutation of it, whatever it is.  Both are said by Graf to be from Costa Rica.

 

Theaccompanyingillustration may perhaps answer questions about markings on stem andpetiole.

 

John.

 


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