Philodendron lacerum (Jacq.) Schott

First published in Wiener Z. Kunst 3: 780 (1829)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Greater Antilles. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

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

Distribution
Greater Antilles.
General Description
Stem scandent, internodes 4-8 cm long, 1-1.6 cm thick. Cataphyll sublanceolate, 8-10 cm long, 2 cm wide in the lower part. LEAVES: Petiole terete, smooth, 20-35 cm long, almost 1 cm thick at base; primary leaves ovate-lanceolate entire, posterior margin somewhat undulate, the following leaf crenate, adult leaves cordate-ovate in outline, base ca. 6 cm long and 2 cm wide, sinuate, margin thickly incised-crenate, 16-22 cm long and almost equally wide; lobules in juvenile plants semi-ovate, or semi-oblong in adult plants, rounded, obtuse or acute towards the upper part, 4 cm long halfway, 2-2.5 cm wide, lower and upper ones shorter, terminal ones semi-ovate, cuspidate, 1.5-3 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, primary lateral veins 8-10 on each side, the lowermost radiating from both sides of the sinus, shortly joined at the base. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncles 2-3 from each axil, 20-30 cm long. Spathe slender, 10-12 cm long; tube internally purplish, cylindroid, raised striate, convolute, 1 cm wide; blade sulphur-coloured, oblong, 2 cm wide. Spadix shortly stipitate, cylindroid; female zone 4 cm long, neutral zone shorter, and male zone somewhat longer. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries pale, 3 mm long, 7-9-locular, locules 3-4-seeded; seeds ovoid, longitudinally ribbed when dry.
[CATE]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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