Philodendron ecordatum Schott
  • Syn. Aroid.: 83 (1856) 


Notes: Distribution: Guianas, N. Brazil

General Description

Stem terete, slender, internodes 15-20 cm long, 4-5 cm thick. Cataphylls soon deciduous. LEAVES: Petiole slender flat on the upper surface, 5-6 cm long, basal sheath 2-3 wide; Blade yellow-green ('herbacea'), ovate or rarely rounded-ovate, base truncate-rounded, apex abruptly lanceolate-cuspidate for 1 cm, 8-10 cm long and almost equally wide, primary lateral veins 1-2 on each side from the base, 2-3 from the midrib, spreading at about 45º, somewhat stronger than the secondary veins. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries minute, fleshy; seeds minute, very numerous, almost minutely pitted.

Distribution

North Brazil, Guianas.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Specimens
Found in
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil North
  • Northern South America French Guiana
  • Guyana

  Bibliography

  • 1 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.
  • 2 Krause, K. Araceae-Philodendroideae-Philodendreae-Philodendrinae. Das Pflanzenreich. 60 (IV.23Db), (1913).
  • 3 Gardens, K.""Royal Bot World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. (2008).

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