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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Philodendron Schott
      1. Philodendron holstii G.S.Bunting

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Amazonas).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Venezuela (Amazonas).
    General Description
    Erect herb. Stem 3 cm diam., hidden in upper part by adventitious roots and accumulated dry cataphylls and remains. Cataphylls ca. 23 cm long, marcescent, little by little splitting up. LEAVES: Petioles subterete but adaxially with a slender median groove with rounded margins, 54-57 cm long, sheath to 5.8 cm long; geniculum 1.5-2 cm long. Leaf blade 0.7 of petiole length, chartaceous-semicoriaceous, elliptic, 37.5-39.5 cm long 17.8-18.7 cm wide (2.1 x longer than wide), equally obtuse at each end, apex shortly acuminate, with numerous, fine, dark brown punctations on both faces, all lateral veins fine and subequal adaxially, abaxially with ca. 7-8 lateral veins per side slightly stronger than the rest. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle solitary, 14-16 cm long. Spathe 13.5 cm long, tube well defined and 4.5 cm long. Spadix on a stipe 0.6 cm long, pistillate part 2.4 cm long, sterile staminate part 0.5-1 cm long, fertile part 9.5-10 cm long. Ovary 2-locular, each locule with ca. 6 ovules superposed in each two rows. Staminate flowers 4-stamened.
    Diagnostic
    It is distinguished by the rather thin-textured, elliptic leaf blades prominently dark-puncate on both faces.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Other Data

    Philodendron holstii G.S.Bunting appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Phytologia 64: 468 (1988)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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 2020. 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 2020. 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