Philodendron verrucosum

COMMON NAME

Ecuador Philodendron

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

Philodendron verrucosum is a colorful Philodendron with velvety leaves coupled with beautiful hairy petioles. It is a hemiepiphyte that starts its life as a seed growing in the canopy of trees and is eventually reaching the soil with its roots. A hemiepiphyte is a plant that grows at least for a part of its lifecycle as an epiphyte.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

NATIVE HABITAT

Pre-mountainous rain forest regions

WEB SOURCES

exoticrainforest.com

plantsoftheworldonline.org



Philodendron verrucosum