Philodendron spp.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Philodendron
Synonym: Not available
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Not specified
Distribution: Native to Central and South America
Habitat: Grown as ornamental foliage plant
Uses: Ornamental foliage, indoor plant
Key Characteristics: The foliage of philodendrons is usually green but may be coppery, red, or purplish; parallel leaf veins are usually green or sometimes red or white. Shape, size, and texture of theleavesvary considerably, depending on species and maturity of theplant. Thefruitis a white to orangeberry. Most philodendrons are great climbers, usually growing upward by wrapping their modifiedrootsaround the trunks of trees.