Araceae_Philodendron cotonense

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Family Araceae
Basionym Philodendron cotonense Croat & Grayum
Original Identification Philodendron cotonense Croat & Grayum
Current Taxon Philodendron cotonense Croat & Grayum
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 84(3): 423-425. 1997. 
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 358924
Primary Collector Thomas B. Croat
Collector Number 67708
Collection Date 17 Sep 1987
Country Panama
Province/State Chiriqui
Plant Location Notes Vicinity of El Hato del Volcan at Las Lagunas, 3 mi from Nueva California, 1.7 mi past new air strip. 8°46' N, 82°40' W 1380 m.
Plant Description Notes Appressed epiphyte; internodes 4-6 cm long, to 2.5 cm diam., dark green to greyish, moderately glossy; petioles moderately spongy, obtusely flattened adaxially, unmarked, moderately glossy; glades subcoriaceous, semiglossy, slightly bicolorous; midrib flat above, convex below; primary lateral veins weakly sunken above, convex below; minor veins moderately visible; inflorescence solitary ? per axil; peduncle semi-glossy, medium green, spathe semiglossy, medium green; the blade pale green, outside tube purple within, the blade whitish, suffused weakly with red.
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Broad geographical location Central America
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