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Philodendron cruentum Poepp.

Family Name: Araceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Climber, Vine and Liana

Name

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

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Distribution Peru
Native Habitat Terrestrial

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast
Propagation Method Division, Stem Cutting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Patterned, Red
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Thick
Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) Green, Red
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Attachment to Stem Petiolate
Foliar Shape(s)
Foliar Venation Pinnate / Net
Foliar Margin Entire - Wavy / Undulate
Foliar Apex - Tip Cuspidate

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flower Symmetry Bilateral
Inflorescence Type Spathe & Spadix

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Master ID 33850
Species ID 8266
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.
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