Philodendron triplum G.S.Bunting
  • Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 917 (1989) 

Notes: Distribution: Venezuela (Bolívar)

General Description

Subrosulate, perennial herb. Stem short, stout, with acumulated, rust-colored, fibrous cataphyll remains. LEAVES: Petioles abaxially rounded, with adaxial face broadly but shallowly concave, to 19 cm long. Leaf blades subcoriaceous, oblong, to 58 cm long (3 times longer than petioles), 16.5 cm wide (ca. 3.5 times longer than wide), at base rounded and notched (1 cm deep), at apex acute or obtuse and briefly acuminate; primary lateral veins 9-11 arising from each side of midrib at angles of 55-65°, with some secondary lateral veins manifest. INFLORESCENCE unknown.


Venezuela (Edo Bolívar).

Distribution Map

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


  • 1 Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Bunting, G.S."" Notes on Araceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76 (3), (1989).

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