Philodendron martini Schott
  • Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 225 (1860) 

Notes: Distribution: French Guiana

General Description

LEAVES: Petioles slender, sheath rather broad, not reaching the base of the blade, flattened, apex deeply cut out. Leaf blade lanceolate, base obtuse or sub-rounded, apex abruptly long-cuspidate, 2 times longer than the petiole. Midrib slender. Ca. 8 veins on each side, very slender, interjected by barely more slender tertiary ('venastris') veins, patent. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle short, spathe ca. 6.75 cm ('2 1/2 pollicaris'), cuspidate. Spadix slender. Ovary sub-4-locular, locules multi-ovulate.


French Guiana: Cayenne.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Northern South America French Guiana


  • 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 Schott, H.W."" Prodromus systematis Aroidearum. (1860).

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