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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Venezuela (Bolívar: Dtto Roscio).
    General Description
    Scandent herb. Terminal stem branches pendent, ca. 0.5 cm in diameter, internodes 5-6.5 cm long. LEAVES: Petioles 6.5-8.5 cm long, except for the distal 0.2-0.6 cm, it is all sheathed with and open and flat wing, 0.6-0.7 cm wide (wider in the leaves which subtend the inflorescence).Geniculum 0.3-0.5 cm long. Leaf blade 1.5-2 times longer (1.3-2.2) than the petiole, rigid, chartaceous-semicoriaceous (brittle when dry), ovate, conspicuously unequal-sided, 9.5-18.5 cm long, 3.8-5.3 cm wide, attenuate from the very broadest part upwards towards the apex, eventually acuminate (2.5 cm), margins subtly undulate, both surfaces very smooth, lateral veins ca. 6 on both sides, orientated at an angle of ca. 40-55º, adaxially barely apparent. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle solitary, 1.8-2.3 cm long. Spathe 7.5-9 cm long, barely contracted, tube 4.5-4.8 cm long. Spadix 0.3 cm shorter than the spathe, sitting on a 1 cm long stipe. Female zone and also the male zone each 3.8 cm long. Pistillate flowers: ovary 4-locular, ovules in each locule numerous and positioned at the top.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Other Data

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

    Bibliography

    First published in Phytologia 64: 475 (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