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Philodendron grazielae


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Authority
Name Status (botanical)

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Climber
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial


Native Distribution Peru to Northern Brazil 
Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Foliage Leaves subreniform, cordate at base, light - mid green on upper surface, glossy. Leaves  4-11 cm in width, almost as long as wide; leaf tips reflexed. 
Flowers Infloresences in pairs; spathe white, 4-5cm long, slender. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
Landscape Uses Small Gardens, Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting, Suitable for Hanging Baskets
Usage Hazard - Cons Irritant - Sap

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Rootzone Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Easy to Grow
Pest(s) Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Stem Cutting


Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Glossy / Shiny

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) White
Inflorescence Type Spathe & Spadix

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Master ID 31768
Species ID 6168
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Species record last updated on: 20 August 2021.