1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Philodendron Schott
      1. Philodendron gualeanum Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    General Description
    Stem covered with numerous dense transverse squamiform verrucae, internodes 3-4 cm long, 2-2.5 cm thick. Cataphylls large with many squamules. LEAF petioles subterete, emarginate, 20-25 cm long, covered with very numerous transverse squamules towards the top, spreading or deflexed. Blade thinly coriaceous, rounded-cordate-ovate, 20-30 cm long and almost equally wide, posterior lobes semiovate, introrse, sometimes overlapping, 6-7 cm long, anterior lobes ca. two times as along as posterior lobes, primary lateral veins 9-10 radiating from the base on both sides, 3-4 ascending from the midrib, strongly prominent below. Secondary lateral veins and slender veinlets between veins transverse, prominulous. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender 15-18 cm long. Spathe lanceolate, covered with dense emergences chiefly dorsally, as the petiole and peduncle. Tube 6-7 cm long, blade apex shortly acuminate, slightly longer than the tube. Spadix subsessile, female inflorescence cylindric, 5-6 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm thick, male part elongate-claviform, apex moderately acute, almost 1.5 times longer than female part, somewhat slender. Pistils oblong-ovoid, 2 mm long, stigma broad suborbicula caronate, 4-6-locular, locules multi-ovulate. Male flowers 3-4-androus.
    Distribution
    Ecuador.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Philodendron gualeanum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 532 (1899)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0