Re: 2 Philodendron translations
- To: lindsey
- Subject: Re: 2 Philodendron translations
- From: Tom Croat <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 15:48:48 -0600
> On Tue, 7 Jan 1997, Todd Ruth wrote:
> > 2 more name translations. These also come from the Huntington.
> > Could someone please translate Philodendron 'Evansii' and
> > Philodendron 'Imbe' to species names? My guess would be the
> > the first is a cultivar of Selloum, but I'd like to know for
> > sure. As long as I'm asking, could anyone confirm Philodendron
> > Sagittifolium as a current name?
> > I took some pictures while I was there with the idea of starting
> > a photo album of aroids I've seen and I'd like to get the
> > labels right.
> > Thanks,
> > Todd
> Dear Todd,
> Philodendron 'Imbe' is _Philodendron imbe_ Schott (if it is the same
> species I know from Southeastern Brazil). There is a _Philodendron
> sagittifolium_Liebm. from Mexico but I really don't know if the name is
> still valid. Philodendron 'Evansii' isn't a true species but a cultivated
> hybrid of _Philodendron bipinnatifidum_Schott ex Endlicher x _Philodendron
> Hope it helps,
>Eduardo: Philodendron sagittifolium Liebm. is a highly variable
species that ranges from Mexico to Colombia and Venezuela and indeed may
range furhter into South America.
Tom Croat, MO. Bot., St. Louis, MO.
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