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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Ecuador.
    General Description
    Stem scandent, upper internodes up to 10 cm long, 1.2-1.5 cm thick. LEAVES: Petiole slightly canaliculate anteriorly (antice) at the base, shortly sheathed at the base, 40-50 cm long; blade sub-coriaceous, elongate-cordate-sagittate, 30-40 cm long 14-20 cm wide in the lower part; posterior lobes oblong, obtuse, separated by an obtuse sinus; anterior lobe oblong acuminate, 4-4.5 times longer than the posterior lobes; midrib thick in the lower part, attenuating upwards; primary lateral veins numerous, robust; 6-7 veins posterior lobes, not or only very shortly joined into a posterior rib, [directed] upwards near the margin, 14-15 primary lateral veins of the anterior lobe spreading on each side, from these robust secondary veins emerge. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncles 8-10 cm long, several in one inflorescence. Spathe oblong acute, slightly constricted halfway, measuring ca. 12 cm. Spadix subsessile; female zone cylindroid, 3-3.5 cm long, 1 cm thick; male zone oblong, obtuse, 6-7 cm long, sterile base thicker than female zone, attenuating upwards. Pistils shortly ovoid, almost 2 mm long, with a small discoid stigma, 4-locular, ovules ascending from the base. Male flowers usually triandrous; stamens prismatic, thecae of the top of the stamens obovate, not touching at all.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Philodendron validinervium Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 37: 130 (1905)

    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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Krause, K. 1913. Araceae-Philodendroideae-Philodendreae-Philodendrinae. Das Pflanzenreich. 60 (IV.23Db): 1-143

    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