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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.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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, Amazonas, Bahia, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte, Sergipe, Amapá, Rondônia, Roraima, Distrito Federal]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  2. Croat, T. B. & N. Lambert. 1986. The Araceae of Venezuela. Aroideana 9:197.
  3. Devanand, P. S. et al. 2004. Assessment of genetic relationships among Philodendron cultivars using AFLP markers. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 129:690-697. Note: as "Philodendron imbe"
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  6. Pittier, H. F. et al. 1945-1947. Catálogo de la flora venezolana.
  7. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  8. Sakuragui, C. M. et al. 2006. Taxonomic revision of Brazilian species of Philodendron section Macrobelium. Kew Bull. 60:472-476.
  9. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press

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 24 August 2019.