Philodendron grazielae G.S.Bunting
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 50: 27 (1964) 

Notes: Distribution: Peru to N. Brazil

General Description

Stem scandent, internodes 4-5 cm long. LEAF blades coriaceous, glossy, subreniform, abrupt, ('subcaudata'), cordate at base, 9.5-11 cm wide, suequally long with a reflexed apex (almost 2 cm long). Sinus campanulate 2-2.5 cm deep; midrib and primary veins numerous, subequal scarcely prominent. Petiole slightly shorter than blade, terete, sheathed for 1 cm in leaves with inflorescences, others sheathed to halfway. INFLORESCENCES paired, peduncle ca. 2 cm long. Spathe white, slender 4-5 cm long, º cylindric-convolute, spurred at apex. Spadix slightly shorter than spathe, to 4 cm long, 3 mm thick, staminate part scarcely longer than pistillate part. Ovary ca. 1 mm wide, 5-locular, locules uniovulate, ovules fixed near base of locule.


Amazonian Peru, Brazil.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil North
  • Western South America Peru


  • 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 Bunting, G.S."" Studies in Araceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 50, (1964).

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