1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Philodendron Schott
      1. Philodendron pachycaule K.Krause

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem scandent, robust, covered with a solid epidermis, longitudinally sulcate when dry, upper internodes somewhat compressed, 6-10 cm long, 1.2-1.8 cm thick. LEAVES: Petioles subterete, moderately robust, base strongly dilated and sheathed, thickened at the top with an apical geniculum, 14-18 cm long. Blade rigid, subcoriaceous, narrowly oblong, apex acute, base obtuse, 20-28 cm long, up to 9 cm wide; lateral veins very dense and numerous, all equal, distinctly prominent especially underneath, usually emerging from the rather robust midrib at an obtuse angle, ascending slightly arcuately. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle short, terete, robust, 3-4.5 cm long, 6-8 mm thick. Spathe oblong, apex acuminate, barely constricted halfway, 8-10 cm long, 3-3.5 cm wide. Spadix slender, cylindric, apex acute, shortly stipitate, 6-8 cm long, 5-8 mm thick; female zone equal in length to ca. half the male zone, male zone equally thick as the female zone or somewhat thickened at the base, attenuating upwards. Pistils depressed-cylindric, 2-2.5 mm long, with a small and rounded stigma, 4-5 locular, locules uniovulate. Male flowers 4-5-androus.
    Distribution
    Ecuador: Gualea.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Philodendron pachycaule K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Pflanzenr., IV, 23Db: 33 (1913)

    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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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