Philodendron populneum K.Koch ex Schott
  • Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 258 (1860) 

Notes: Distribution: Trop. America (?)

General Description

LEAVES: Petiole terete, ca. 2 times longer than the anterior lobe of the blade, covered with very dense, minute verrucae especially towards the base. Blade of juvenile plants oblong-triangular-cordate; those of adult plants equal-sided, triangular-cordate, posterior lobes very slightly introrse, sinus very obtuse, subangular ('subangulatis exitu obtusissimis'); Anterior lobe suddenly narrowing towards the apex, apex itself cuspidulate; posterior ribs barely denuded in the sinus, 3-4 primary lateral veins in the anterior lobe, the lowermost ones spreading openly, the upper ones spreading obliquely.


Tropical America.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America


  • 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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