Philodendron bipennifolium

Schott 1855

This is a not big, climbing species. Known commonly as Horsehead Philo.

A juvenile plant. It must climb to grow larger.
Like in many other members of this genus, the first leaves grow without cataphylls.
Juvenile leaves have petiole sheathes, as it grows, sequent leaves emerge from cataphylls.
Photos in this page © Marek Argent

The IAS: Ph. bipennifolium
Exotic Rainforest: Ph. bipennifolium
Tropicos: Philodendron bipennifolium
CATE Araceae: Philodendron bipennifolium
page created on 2002-06-29
last updated on 2011-01-13