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  Anthurium superbum Madison
  Family Name : Araceae

  Common Names : Birdnest Anthurium

 
Birdnest Anthurium
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Epiphyte, Herbaceous Plant
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Ecuador
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is an epiphytic herb.
      Foliage: Leaves are erect, arranged in a rosette form. Leaf blades are dark-green, elliptic to oblong-elliptic, with bullate surfaces.
      Flowers: The inflorescence is a white spadix, turning rose with age. The spathe is green to pale green.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Container Planting
      Usage Hazards / Cons :
      Toxic Upon Ingestion
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade, Full Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Division
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Green, White, [Remarks] (Pale green)
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Inflorescence Type :
      Spathe & Spadix

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