Philodendron scottmorianum, a new species of P. sect. Philodendron (Araceae) from the Guianas
Authors: Croat, Thomas B.; Moonen, Joep
Source: Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Volume 37, Number 2, December 2007 , pp. 535-539(5)
Abstract:Philodendron scottmorianum from French Guiana is described as a species new to science and illustrated. The species is a member of P. subg. Philodendron sect. Philodendron subsect. Philodendron ser. Philodendron characterized by its thick stems, large ovate-sagittate blades and long-pedunculate green inflorescences. The species is closely allied and compared with P. acutatum.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2007
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