Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott ex Endl.

First published in Gen. Pl. 1(3): 237 (1837)
This species is a synonym of Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka. [Cited as Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence. [Cited as Philodendron bipinnatifidum.]
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America. Phytotaxa 101: 1-119. [Cited as Philodendron bipinnatifidum.]
  • 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. [Cited as Philodendron bipinnatifidum.]
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden. [Cited as Philodendron bipinnatifidum.]

CATE Araceae

  • Mayo, S.J. 1991. A revision of Philodendron subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae). Kew Bull.. 46 (4): 601-681.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2008. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at and
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