Philodendron inconcinnum Schott
  • Syn. Aroid.: 81 (1856) 

Notes: Distribution: Venezuela

General Description

Stem scandent. LEAVES: Petiole slender, canaliculate on the upper surface towards the base, 15-20 cm long, 3-3.5 cm thick; Blade thinly coriaceous, oblong-elliptic rarely oblong, apex lanceolate-cuspidate, base abruptly truncate-rounded rarely very slightly cordate-repand, 18-25 cm long, 8-10 cm wide, 6-8 primary lateral veinsspreading from the midrib at an obtuse angle, ascending arcuately towards the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle ca. 10 cm long, 1-1.2 cm thick. Spathe green suboblong, measuring 12-15 cm. Spadix slender, cylindroid, subacute, with an oblique, 5 mm long stipe. Female zone greenish, 3-4 cm or up to 6 cm long in fruit, male zone white 5-6 cm long, 7-8 mm thick. Pistil oblong, barely measuring 2 mm, usually trilocular, stigma small, orbicular. Male flowers tetrandrous. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries yellowish, shortly cylindroid, 4-5 mm long, 2-2.5 mm thick; seeds oblong, 2 mm long, very smooth, funicle short, affixed at the base of the locule.



Distribution Map

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


  • 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).

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CATE Araceae
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