Philodendron wullschlaegelii Schott
  • Syn. Aroid.: 94 (1856) 

Notes: Distribution: WC. Brazil (to Tocantins)

General Description

LEAVES: Petiole terete, longer than midrib. Leaf blade cordate-sagittate, gradually acuminate towards the apex, sub-cuspidate, posterior lobes separated by a deep sinus which is narrowly parabolic at the base and sub-open, ('latere interiore subabrupte et latiuscule in costas posticas angustatis') posterior ribs barely denuded at the base. All veins thick, 3 on both sides of the anterior lobe, very widely spreading, soon disappearing; those on the inner sides of the posterior lobe inconspicuous, almost absent. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle long. Spathe ca. 10.8-13.5 ('4-5 pollices') long, ...... Spadix: ('Spadicis feminea pars, maxima parte spathae dorso accretae vix 1/3 totius longitudinis. Ovary 5-7-locular. No staminodes above the ovaries.


WC. Brazil (to Tocantins)

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil North
  • Brazil West-Central


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  • 3 Schott, H.W."" Prodromus systematis Aroidearum. (1860).
  • 4 Gardens, K.""Royal Bot World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. (2008).

 Information From

CATE Araceae
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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