Philodendron billietiae x atabapoense

Philodendron billietiae x atabapoense is a beautiful scandent hybrid producing elongated, lobed leaves on long petioles. It is a hybrid of Philodendron billietiae Croat and Philodendron atabapoense G.S.Bunting. Leaf blades are chartaceous, up to 60 cm long and 30 cm wide, outline triangular-ovate, very dark in colour on top and maroon on the undersides.

 

From the Modern Latin genus name Philodendron (Schott, 1830), from Greek philodendron, neuter of philodendros "loving trees," from philo- "loving" (see philo-) + dendron "tree" (from PIE *der-drew-, from root *deru- "to be firm, solid, steadfast," also forming words for "wood, tree"). The plant so called because it clings to trees.

Philodendron billietiae x atabapoense

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  • Name: Philodendron billietiae x atabapoense
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Scandent chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: hybrid
    Zone: 11-13
    Habitat:  hybrid
    Height: unknown
    Spread: unknown
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Medium
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: none (hybrid)

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded