Re: 2 Philodendron translations


> 
> 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 
> undulatum_Engler. 
> 
> Hope it helps,
> 
> Eduardo.
> 
>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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