The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Dieffenbachia

The genus Dieffenbachia is in the family Araceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Dieffenbachia

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Dieffenbachia acebeyae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia acevedoi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia acreana Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia aglaonematifolia Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia alexiadesii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia allpahyayoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia alversonii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia amapaensis Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia amoena Bull. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia antioquensis Linden & André Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia antonense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia archeri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia asplundii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia atlanticum Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia aulestiae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia aurantiaca Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia bakeri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia × bausei Regel Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia bechiana Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia beckii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia beniensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia betancurii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia bethiae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia bowmanni J.H. Veitch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia bowmannii Carrière Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia brittonii Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia bullii Regel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia burgeri Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia cabrerae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia callejasii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia camiseaensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cannifolia Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia caquetaensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cararense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cardenasii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia centinelasensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia ceronii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cerrocampanense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia chacoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cocaensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cogolloana Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia concinna Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia confusasensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia copensis Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia cordata Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia costata Klotzsch ex Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia crebripistillata Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia cuatrecasasii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cutucuensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia cuyabenensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia daguensis Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia daleyii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia darienense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia davidsei Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia davisii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia delannayi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia duidae (Steyerm.) G.S.Bunting Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia eburnea hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia elegans A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia enderi Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia engleri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia ewanii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia exotica hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia fernandezii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia fortunensis Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia fosteri Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia fournieri N.E.Br. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia galdamesiae Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia gentryi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia goncalvesii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia gracilis Huber Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia grayumiana Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia guadualitoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia guajirensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia guanchense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia guatapense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia hammelii Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia harlingii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia herthae Diels Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia holm-nielsenii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia horichii Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia humilis Poepp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia idroboi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia imazensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia imperialis Linden & André Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia inflata Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia irwinii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia isthmia Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia jangouxii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia juncosae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia juruaensis Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia killipii Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia krukoffii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia lancifolia Linden & André Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia leoncae Hort. ex Micheli Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia leopoldi hort. ex Engl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia leopoldi hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia leopoldii W.Bull Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia lewisii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia litensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia longispatha Engl. & K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia lorata Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia lutheri Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia maasii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia macrophylla Poepp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia madisonii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia magdalensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia makoyana hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia manuensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia maranhaoana Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia meleagris L.Linden & Rodigas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia membranulifera Regel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia memoria Engl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia × memoria-corsii Fenai Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia memoria-corsii Fenzi Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia milleri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia millikenii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia misholloensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia neei Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia nitidipetiolata Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia obliqua Poepp. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia obscurinervia Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia oerstedii Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia olbia L.Linden & Rodigas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia orellanensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia oritense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pajaritensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia palaciosiana Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia paludicola N.E.Br. ex Gleason Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia panamensis Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia parlatorei Linden & André Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia parvifolia Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia philipsonii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pipolyi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pitmanii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pittieri Engl. & K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia plowmanii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pluricostata Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia prevostiae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pucuroense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia puntiacollaensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia pustulatipetiolata Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia putumayoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia puyoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia quijosensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia ramirezii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia remediosensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia reynelii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia rimachii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia rinconii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia rodriguezii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia santaremensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia satipoensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia schultesii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia schunkei Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia shuttleworthiana Regel Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia silverstonei Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia smithii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia sodiroi Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia sparrei Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia × splendens W.Bull Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia splendens hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia standleyi Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia stenophylla Madison Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia stenospermoides Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia tambopatensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia tarabitensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia tefensis Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia thompsoniae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia tocachensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia tonduzii Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia vasquezii Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia veraguense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia walteri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia weberbaueri Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia weirii Berk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia wendlandii Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia westrae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia whitefoordii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia williamsii Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia wurdackii Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Dieffenbachia yacumensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Dieffenbachia yanamonense Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 232 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Dieffenbachia. Of these 68 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 35 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Dieffenbachia. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 232 species names for the genus Dieffenbachia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 68 29.3%
Synonym 48 20.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 116 50.0%

All names

The status of the 267 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Dieffenbachia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 68 25.5%
Synonym 83 31.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 116 43.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 232 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Dieffenbachia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 56 47 0 0 103 44.4%
Medium confidence 12 1 0 0 13 5.6%
Low confidence 0 0 0 116 116 50.0%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Dieffenbachia is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 12 1 0 113 0 126 54.3%
WCSP 56 47 0 3 0 106 45.7%