Philodendron subincisum

Philodendron subincisum Schott is a hemiepiphytic aroid which grows to very large sizes, given the right conditions. Petioles are terete, medium green,  surface dark green diffuse-lineate. Leaf blades are narrowly ovate, coriaceous, semiglossy, moderately bi-colorous.


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 subincisum

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  • Name: Philodendron subincisum Schott
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Epiphytic chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range:  Mexico
    Zone: 11-13
    Habitat: near threatened, this species occupies a narrow strip of land near the coast, and such forests are under constant threat from land development.
    Height: 3-4m
    Spread: 100-200cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-151976 Tropicos ID : 2103355 IPNI plant ID : 314464-2 GBIF ID : 2871277 Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1135165 iNaturalist taxon ID : 283815 WCSPF ID : 151976 Plants of the World online ID : IRMNG ID : 10766999 NCBI taxonomy ID : 2153172 ID : 281084 eBiodiversity ID : 321590 World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000269034

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded