Homalomena Clade and Philodendron Clade

The phylogeny and generic delimits within the Homalomena clade and Philodendron clade have been receiving considerable attention from systematists in recent years.  Relevant papers include the following:

Ferreira et al (2020) : Anatomy of the adventitious roots of Philodendron (Araceae) and its importance for the systematics of the genus 

Vasconcelos et al. (2018): New insights on the phylogenetic relationships among the traditional Philodendron subgenera and the other groups of the Homalomena clade (Araceae)

Canal et al. (2018): Phylogeny and diversification history of the large Neotropical genus Philodendron (Araceae): Accelerated speciation in a lineage dominated by epiphytes

Sakuragui et al. (2018): Recognition of the genus Thaumatophyllum Schott − formerly Philodendron subg. Meconostigma (Araceae) − based on molecular and morphological evidence

Loss-Oliveira et al. (2016): Evolution of Philodendron (Araceae) species in Neotropical biomes

Wong et al. (2016): Resurrection and New Species of the Neotropical Genus Adelonema (Araceae: Philodendron Clade)

Loss-Oliveira et al. (2014): Floral Evolution of Philodendron Subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae)

Calazans, L.S.B., Sakuragui, C.M., Mayo, S.J. (2014): From open areas to forests? The evolutionary history of Philodendron subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae) using morphological data

Wong et al. (2013): Phylogeny of Asian Homalomena (Araceae) based on the ITS Region Combined with Morphological and Chemical Data

Mayo et al. (2013): Recent progress in the phylogenetics and classification of Araceae

Nauheimer et al. (2012): Global history of the ancient monocot family Araceae inferred with models accounting for past continental positions and previous ranges based on fossils

Cusimano et al. (2011): Relationships within the Araceae: comparison of morphological patterns with molecular phylogenies

Gauthier et al. (2008): Molecular phylogeny of the genus Philodendron (Araceae): delimitation and infrageneric classification

Gonçalves and Salviani (2002): New species and changing concepts of Philodendron subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae)

Mayo, Bogner and Boyce (1997): The genera of Araceae

Mayo (1991): A revision of Philodendron subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae)

Mayo (1990): History and infrageneric nomenclature of Philodendron (Araceae)



Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith