Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia seguine)
“Pet poisonous” – Toxic parts: entire plant 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 feet (0.91 m) to 10 feet (3.0 m) in height and 2 feet (0.61 m) to 3 feet (0.91 m) 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. Prickblad ( Dieffenbachia seguine , former Dieffenbachia maculata ) is a species of the genus Dieffenbachia . It originates from the tropical parts of Central and South America . Prickblad has stunning and decorative patterns on the leaves, making it an appreciated pot plant . As a potted plant, it occurs in a variety of varieties with different degrees of brokenness on the leaves, ranging from some splashes on the leaves to almost completely yellowish leaves surrounded by a border of green. In attempt, dots have been found to pick up and tie the xylene and toluene out of the air. All species of Dieffenbachia have vegetable juice which, if it comes into contact with the tongue, can lead to speech disorders , swelling, blisters and in more severe cases of breathing difficulties. It can also damage eyes and skin. Plant juice is damaged by containing annoying needle-shaped crystals. Those who take the plant can get irritated and inflamed skin.