Philodendron brandtianum

COMMON NAME

Silver Leaf Philodendron

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

An appressed climbing vine growing close to the host tree when juvenile.  Once grown to a substantial height in the wild, the leaf blades of the adult leaf are subcoriaceous (less than leathery to the touch) and are a dark green as well as semi-glossy on the upper surface.  The blades do not have the variegation of the juvenile.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, and portions of Colombia

NATIVE HABITAT

Humid rainforest

WEB SOURCES

www.exoticrainforest.com



Philodendron brandtianum