Philodendron fibrosum aff

Philodendron fibrosum aff is an eunidentified Philodendron, similar to Philodendron fibrosum Sodiro ex Croat. It is epiphytic often appressed-climbing, sometimes terrestrial aroid.  Leaf blades are very broadly ovate to almost rounded, acuminate at apex, cordate at base, subcoriaceous to thinly coriaceous; upper surface is very deep dark green, and  matte-subvelvety to velvety above; lower surface moderately to much paler and semiglossy. Petiole densely to sparsely setose-scaly at leaf base.

 

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 fibrosum aff

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  • Name: Philodendron fibrosum aff
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Epiphytic chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Ecuador?
    Zone: 12-13
    Habitat: not decribed (epiphyte)
    Height: not decribed
    Spread: not decribed
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: not decribed

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded