Genus: Philodendron Schott

Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Philodendreae
Common names: philodendron
Genus number: 9242
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 94 (21 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Philodendrum"

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Croat, T. B. 1997. A revision of Philodendron subgenus Philodendron (Araceae) for Mexico and Central America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 84:311-704.
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  3. Grayum, M. H. 1996. Revision of Philodendron subgenus Pteromischum (Araceae) for Pacific and Caribbean tropical America. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 47:1-233.
  4. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:
  5. Mayo, S. J. et al. 1997. The genera of Araceae
  6. Mayo, S. J. 1991. A revision of Philodendron subgenus Meconostigma (Araceae). Kew Bull. 46:601-681.
  7. Sakuragui, C. et al. 2005. Taxonomic revision of Brazilian species of Philodendron section Macrobelium. Kew Bull. 60(4):

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Philodendron
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 19 February 2020.