Collection Details

Species: Philodendron heterophyllum

Araceae Philodendron heterophyllum
J. Lingan , B. Chambi 793

Collection Date: 24 April 2006
Determined By: J. Lingan
Determination Date: 24 April 2006
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu Province

Locality Description: Cerro Pantiacolla, Trocha Oropendola


Habitat Description: Bosque Tropical

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Hemiepiphyte, internodes up to 13 cm long, grayish, easily exfoliating. Cataphills green, 2 ribbed, caducous. Midvein slightly raisen adaxially, conspicuously raisen below. Primary lateral veins raisen abaxially, slightly sunken below. Petioles terete in TS. Sap incolorous. 2 inflorescences per axil. Peduncle and external face of the spathe purplish red. Inner face of the spathe whitish green. Male portion of the spadix white, female portion greenish. Stipe red.

Habit: Herb , Hemiepiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Pantiacolla Mountain

Project: Pantiacolla Botany