Steve, there are quite
a few other Dieffenbachias in my collection, dating from the 1970s when little hybridization
had been going on. Such as the one in Exotica called San Antonio, which
is now growing profusely as an escape. Should you be interested, I can
Behalf Of ExoticRainforest
Sent: Friday, March 12, 2010 4:39
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l]
Dieffenbachia hoffmannii photo?
Due to confusion over the link I gave for a photo of Dieffenbachia seguine I located another
from the Missouri
At least to me, this photo resembles the photo posted of "Dieffenbachia
hoffmanii" from Graf's work.
On 3/1/2010 01:19, John wrote:
I cannot give a source for the name Dieffenbachia hoffmannii
but I have in the 60s and 70s grown this Dieffenbachia, in fact it was a
favourite of mine. The name is no longer valid, if it ever was, but D.
‘Exotica’ or ‘arvida’ may be a mutation of it, whatever
it is. Both are said by Graf to be from Costa Rica.
illustration may perhaps answer questions about markings on stem and petiole.