Philodendron melinonii Brongn. ex Regel

First published in Gartenflora 23: 67 (1874)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. South America to N. Brazil. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.


Native to:

Brazil North, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

CATE Araceae

  • Soares, M.L.C. 1996. Levantamento floristico do gênero Philodendron Schott (Araceae) da Reserva Florestal Ducke, Manaus, Amazonas. Unpubl. M.Sc. Dissertation. 180 pp.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 16, 2004 Haigh, A.L.; Mayo, S.J.; Andrade, I. [56] French Guiana K000099787 No
Evemy; Burgess [134] Guyana K:SPC-49813.000 No
Cremers [7499] French Guiana K002558175 Yes
Eveny; Burgess [134] K:SPC-29047.174 No
Cremers [7499] French Guiana K002558176 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [1394] Guyana K002558189 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [1390] Guyana K002558187 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [1394] Guyana K:SPC-45520.000 No
Edwards, P.J. [1394] Guyana K002558188 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002558200 Yes
Milliken, W. [M312] Brazil K001183310 Yes
Philcox, D. K:SPC-29047.173 No
Croat, T.B. [55045] Venezuela K002559090 Yes
Evemy; Burgess [161] K:SPC-59105.000 No
{Milliken, W.; Coelho, L.F.; Lima, J.; Fiona watson} [M520] Brazil K001183309 Yes
Lindeman, J.C.; Stoffers, A.L.; Görts-van Rijn, A.R.A.; Jansen-Jacobs, M.J. [508] Suriname K002558192 Yes
Cremers [7499] French Guiana K002558177 Yes
Evemy; Burgess [161] Guyana K:SPC-29047.428 No
Cremers [7499] French Guiana K002558178 Yes
Croat, T.B. [55045] Venezuela K002559089 Yes


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  • 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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