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Taxon: Philodendron acutatum Schott

 
Genus: Philodendron
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Philodendreae
Nomen number: 312894
Place of publication: Syn. Aroid. 94. 1856
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as P. imbe; Zander Ency, as P. imbe)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Econ Bot 23:111. 1969, as P. imbe)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, Rondonia, Roraima, Sergipe]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  2. Croat, T. B. & N. Lambert 1986. The Araceae of Venezuela (Aroideana) 9:197.
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  4. Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. (L Venez)
  5. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  6. Sakuragui, C. M. et al. 2006. Taxonomic revision of Brazilian species of Philodendron section Macrobelium Kew Bull. 60:472-476.
  7. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Philodendron acutatum Schott :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Philodendron acutatum cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312894. Accessed 19 January 2019.