Philodendron lindenianum Wallis
  • Belgique Hort. 17: 105 (1867) 


Notes: Distribution: Ecuador

General Description

This Philodendron has cordiform leaves, with a delicate green and satiny surface [of the upper side], with shades of dark and metallic green; whilst the lower side is pale green decorated with bands of reddish brown. In the young leaves, the background is light fawn; whilst the reddish bands which cover the lower side penetrate through to the upper side as brown. All together the plant produces a dazzling and indescribable effect.

Habitat

Low humid forests.

Distribution

Ecuador.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Western South America Ecuador

  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 Linden, M.J."" Plantes Nouvelles Introduites Belgique Hort. 17, (1867).

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CATE Araceae
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Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 14 Dec 2011 . 17 Dec 2011.
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