Philodendron gloriosum André

First published in Ill. Hort. 23: 194 (1876)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Colombia. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses.

Descriptions

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/129739546/129739550

Conservation
VU - vulnerable
[IUCN]

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
Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 350 - 700 m.; Andes, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada
[CPLC]

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 350–700 m a.s.l. Endemic to Colombia. Colombian departments: Cundinamarca, Meta.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): VU B1ab(iii). National Red List of Colombia (2021): VU B1ab(iii).
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
[UPFC]

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

General Description
Stem creeping, internodes green, 4-6 cm long, 1.5-2 cm thick. Cataphyll purple, without keels, 10-15 cm long, long lasting, persistent. LEAVES: Petiole green in the lower part, upper part, midrib and primary lateral veins reddish, marked with longitudinal white striations, semiterete, 20-30 cm long, 6-8 mm thick; blade thinly herbaceous, on the upper side the midrib and primary veins are pale and the margin is reddish, otherwise deep green, pale below, cordate-ovate, 15-25 cm long, 12-20 cm wide; posterior lobes sub-semiorbicular, 3-5 cm long, 6-9 cm wide, separated by and acute sinus; anterior lobe narrowing in an arcuate line towards the apex, eventually acuminate, 3 1/2-4 times longer than the posterior lobes, 3-4 basal primary lateral veins on both sides, shortly joined at the base, not denuded, 3-4 costal veins spreading from the midrib at an obtuse angle, curving upwards near the margin, secondary lateral veins oblique between the primary veins, these are much more slender. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 6-8 mm thick, green, apex reddish, marked with white striations. Spathe pale green in the lower part, intense pink in the upper part on both sides, tube white-striate, narrowly ovoid, 5.5 cm long, 3 cm in diameter; blade oblong, shortly acuminate, 7 cm long, convolute, 2.5 cm in diameter or expanded up to 4 cm wide. Spadix: Female zone subcylindric, 3-4 cm long, 1-1.2 cm thick; male zone claviform, obtuse, 6-7 vm long, 1 cm thick. Pistil ovoid ca. 2 mm long, narrowed into a short conical style, stigma rather broadly rounded, locule with few ovules. Male flowers 3-4-androus; stamens ca. 2 mm long; Staminodes truncate, 2.5 mm long.
Distribution
Colombia.
[CATE]

Uses

Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
[UPFC]

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
  • 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
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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