Philodendron bipinnatifidum (Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum)

COMMON NAME

Lacy tree philodendron, selloum or split leaf philodendron

TYPE

Anthuriums/Non climbing Philodendrons

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

A large, non-climbing, semi-woody shrub with huge, glossy, wavy-margined, deeply-dissected evergreen leaves (to 3’ long) which rise up on long stalks (petioles) from the plant crown in a rosette-like configuration. Tiny apetalous white flowers bloom in an upright spadix which is enclosed by a purplish red spathe.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay

NATIVE HABITAT

Hemi-epiphytic or terrestrial in rainforest

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

powo.science.kew.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org

exoticrainforest.com



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