Philodendron conforme G.S.Bunting
  • Phytologia 64: 467 (1988) 

Notes: Distribution: Venezuela (Amazonas)

General Description

Short climber. LEAVES: Petiole terete (at middle), 57-65 cm long. Leaf blade equaling petiole, stiff-chartaceous in sicco, ovate-triangular in outline, 55-67 cm long, ca. 32-48 cm wide (1.4-1.7 times longer than wide), base cordate-sagittate, apex obtuse and acuminate, sinus between posterior lobes mitriform and 16 cm deep, basal ribs nude 2.5 cm. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle solitary, 4.5 cm long. Spathe to 13 cm long, not constricted. Spadix subsessile, 10 cm long, pistillate part 4 cm long. Ovary 6-8-locular, locules (2-)3-ovulate.


Venezuela: Amazonas, Depto Río Negro.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Northern South America Venezuela


  • 1 Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 3 Bunting, G.S."" New taxa of Venezuelan Araceae (II). Phytologia. 64 (6), (1988).

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