New Species of Philodendron (Araceae) from South America

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:Croat, T. B., Grib, J. J., Kostelac C. V.
Journal:Aroideana; Journal of the International Aroid Society
Start Page:16
Date Published:12/2013
Keywords:Araceae, new species, Philodendron

Nineteen new species of Philodendron subgenus Philodendron are described and illustrated: P. alonsoae Croat, P. atratum Croat, P. attenuatum Croat, P. caracaraiense Croat, P. caranoense Croat, E. Trujillo & M. Correa, P. davidneillii Croat,  P. edwinii Croat & M. Correa, P. genevieveanum Croat, P. grahamii Croat, P. gribianum Croat, P. macarenense Croat, P. marcocorreanum Croat, M. Mora & E. Trujillo, P. linganii Croat, P. meieri Croat, P. pseudoverrucosum Croat, P. ricaurtense Croat, P. sanmarcoense Croat, P. schmidtiae Croat and P. werneri Croat. The new species occur in areas throughout the continent of South America with one species from Brazil, seven from Colombia, three from Ecuador (one of which is likely eventually to be found in Peru, while another may be found to occur in Colombia), five from Peru (one of which might be found in Ecuador), one species ranges from Colombia to Ecuador, three range from Ecuador to Peru and one from Venezuela.

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