Rhaphidophora megaphylla

Rhaphidophora megaphylla H.Li is a giant Rhaphidophora.  Its stiff, leathery leaves reach up to 90cm length, 50cm width and its stem can reach 4cm diameter. A wonderful, very robust climber. Very rarely encountered in horticulture.  These plants grow as lianas, very large to gigantic, to 40m, very robust. Stem is cylindric, very thic.  Leaves are dense, spiro-distichous. Petioles are green, canaliculate.Leaf blades are light green abaxially, green adaxially, ovate-oblong, very large, stiffly leathery.

Genus name comes from greek rhaphis, rhaphidos (needle) and pher6 (I bear); refers to the macroscopic (to 1 cm long), needle-like unicellular trichosclereids present in tissues.

Rhaphidophora megaphylla

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  • Name: Rhaphidophora megaphylla H.Li
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:   scandent chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: China (S. Yunnan) to Indo-China
    Zone: 11-13
    Habitat:  Evergreen forest or mixed deciduous lowland to montane forest, on granite and limestone. 680–1000 m asl
    Height: to 40m
    Spread: to 200cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Medium
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-177811; Tropicos ID : 2107133; IPNI plant ID : 88535-1; NCBI taxonomy ID : 258295; Flora of China ID : 242343350; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 5329783; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1131845; WCSPF ID : 177811; Plants of the World online ID : urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:88535-1; IRMNG ID : 10721855; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000296021

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded

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