Philodendron erubescens

COMMON NAME

Blushing philodendron

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

Heart shaped leaves and deep red flowers. The specific epithet erubescens means "blushing". The leaf blades of Philodendron erubescens are typically 20-40 cm (9 to 18 inches) in length, and the deep green leaves are shiny on the upper surface but often exhibit a copper coloration on the underside.  Since the species is variable every leaf does not always exhibit the "blush".

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Colombia

NATIVE HABITAT

Wet rain forest

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

exoticrainforest.com

plantsoftheworldonline.org



Philodendron erubescens