Willdenowia 37 – Article37211

Willdenowia – Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
ISSN 0511-9618
© 2007 BGBM Berlin-Dahlem.

Croat, T. B. & Moonen, J. 2007: Philodendron scottmorianum, a new species of P. sect. Philodendron (Araceae) from the Guianas.
Willdenowia 37: 535-539.

Philodendron scottmorianum from French Guiana is described as a species new to science and illustrated. The species is a member of P. subg. Philodendron sect. Philodendron subsect. Philodendron ser. Philodendron characterized by its thick stems, large ovate-sagittate blades and long-pedunculate green inflorescences. The species is closely allied and compared with P. acutatum.

Key words
aroids, Philodendron acutum, taxonomy, French Guiana.

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