Syngonium wendlandii

Syngonium wendlandii Schott is a beautiful velvety Syngonium with grey-white colouration aroud the midrib when juvenile.

Syngonium are climbing epiphytic or hemiepiphytic herbaceous ever-greens native to humid forest floors of Central and South America.

Juvenile leaves are simple and arrowhead in shape, whereas mature leaves are compound with elliptic shaped leaflets. Due to their colored foliar variegation and tolerance to low light levels, syngoniums in their juvenile stage have been grown as ornamental foliage plants and used for interior plantscaping.

Genus name from new Latin, name of the genus comes from the Greek words σύν ( syn - plus, z) and γονή ( gone - gonada) and refers to the fused ovaries of female flowers. .

Syngonium wendlandii

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  • Name: Syngonium wendlandii Schott
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:   scandent chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Costa Rica
    Zone: 13
    Habitat: most frequent in tropical forests
    Spread: 60cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-199079; Tropicos ID : 2104512; IPNI plant ID : 89164-1; NCBI taxonomy ID : 1129725; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 2867865; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1129473; Catalogue of Life in Taiwan ID : 418085; iNaturalist taxon ID : 327365; TAXREF ID : 447738; WCSPF ID : 199079; Plants of the World online ID :; IRMNG ID : 10909710; CAB ID : 276129; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000318111

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded