Dieffenbachia Indonesia

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Pudji Widodo

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Nov 25, 2010, 5:23:56 AM11/25/10
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Dear All,

I would like to know the name of my Araceae.  Is it Dieffenbachia what?  Herbaceous plant, 1 m tall, midrib raised on both surfaces. Thank you.

Yours Sincerely,

Pudji Widodo
Fakultas Biologi
Universitas Jenderal Soedirman
Purwokerto 53122
INDONESIA


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promila chaturvedi

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Nov 25, 2010, 6:21:43 AM11/25/10
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Yes Mr. Pudji Widodo,this plant is Dieffenbeckia for sure. But I am unable to specify the var.with regards,
Promila

tanay bose

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Nov 25, 2010, 8:44:28 AM11/25/10
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Yes commonly known as "Dumb cane" regarded as one of the most toxic plant in the world
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 25, 2010, 2:21:53 PM11/25/10
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does look like Dieffenbachia
may be Dieffenbachia oerstedii but not sure...
Pankaj

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