Family:
Araceae Juss.

Philodendron erubescens K.Koch & Augustin

This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia. It is has environmental uses.

[CATE]

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

Distribution
Colombia.
General Description
Stem scandent, high up, rooting at the internodes and reddish green, 3-8 cm long, 1 cm thick. Cataphylls fleshy, reddish, acutely 2-keeled dorsally, 7-10 cm long. LEAVES: Petiole flattened on the upper surface, especially towards the apex, terete below, 15-25 cm long, 7-10 mm thick; blade herbaceous, elongate ovate-triangular sagittate, 15-25 cm long, 12-18 cm wide, posterior lobes semiorbicular or semiovate, separated by a subtriangular or parabolic sinus; anterior lobe triangular, narrowing gradually towards the apex, the apex itself suddenly contracted, somewhat cuspidate-acuminate, 4 times longer than the posterior lobes; 4 basal primary lateral joined into short posterior ribs, 4 veins from the midrib spreading at an obtuse angle, secondary veins numerous, oblique between the primary veins. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 6-7 cm long. Spathe dark purplish externally, internally crimson, cucullate-boatshaped; tube ovoid, 7-8 cm long, blade shortly ovate, 7 cm long, 4-5 cm wide, apiculate for 5 mm. Spadix subtended by a 3 mm long stipe, female zone 5 mm long, 1.5 mm thick, male zone 10 cm long, thickened above the somewhat constricted base. Pistil obovoid, 8-locular, style discoid, measuring ca. 1.5 mm. Male flowers usually triandrous.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean. Elevation range: 520–520 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Endemic to Colombia. Colombian departments: La Guajira.
Habit
Herb, Climbing.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa, endémica y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 520 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, trepadora
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.

Native to:

Colombia

English
Red-leaf Philodendron

Philodendron erubescens K.Koch & Augustin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1854(App.): 6 (1855)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

CATE Araceae

  • Krause, K. 1913. Araceae-Philodendroideae-Philodendreae-Philodendrinae. Das Pflanzenreich. 60 (IV.23Db): 1-143
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2008. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/

  • 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

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0