Araceae_Philodendron brunneicaule

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Family Araceae
Basionym Philodendron brunneicaule Croat & Grayum
Original Identification Philodendron bruneocaulum Croat & Grayum
Current Taxon Philodendron brunneicaule Croat & Grayum
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 84(3): 414-416. 1997. 
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 371829
Comments  
Primary Collector Thomas B. Croat
Collector Number 68713
Collection Date 22 Jun 1988
Country Panama
Province/State Cocle
Plant Location Notes Alto Calvario above El Cope, ca. 6 km N of El Cope, atlantic slope, along trail which leads W off old lumber trail which leads down to Las Ricas, Limon and San Juan. 89°39' N 80°36' W 710-800 m.
Plant Description Notes Appressed epiphyte; internodes to 1.5 cm long, 3 cm diam., with brownish periderm; petioles medium green with maroon lines, terete, narrowly and more or less acutely sulcate; dark maroon at apex; blades semiglossy, markedly bicolorous; minor veins distinct below; inflorescence 1 per axil; peduncle medium green with maroon lines; spathe dark green outside on tube, bright cherry-red on tube within, blades pale green (maroon short-lineate throughout); pistils greenish-white; the stigmas reddish; male spadix white.
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Broad geographical location Central America
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