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Name: E PB
Hong Kong (Zone 7b)
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emmapb
Jun 30, 2020 2:38 AM CST
I was visiting a relatives home and came across this cutting of some kind of aroid? Can anyone shed some light please. Thanks! I tip my hat to you.

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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
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Gina1960
Jun 30, 2020 5:50 AM CST
Its probably a Philodendron...the fuzzy red on the petioles is interesting.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jun 30, 2020 7:04 AM CST
To me it looks like Heart Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium)



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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Jun 30, 2020 10:45 AM CST
@plantladylin I was thinking the same but look at the second leaf in the photo...the petiole looks aberrant. It looks like it has a red fuzz on it which hederaceum should not have. But I don;t see it on every leaf. It looks to me like an older plant that has been cut a couple times and grown in very low light, hence the more elongated leaves that are not the classic heart shape
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Name: Lin Vosbury
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plantladylin
Jun 30, 2020 11:25 AM CST
@Gina1960, You are right, now that I look closer, the leaf petiole in Emma's photo appears to be pubescent/fuzzy which doesn't match for P. hederaceum var. oxycardium. I have a couple of the Heart Leaf Philo's and the new leaves and petioles are sometimes red in color but not pubescent.
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I'm glad I took those photos because that plant is extremely dusty. I'm going to take it outside right now and shower it off with the garden hose! Green Grin!
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Jun 30, 2020 11:39 AM CST
It could be the immature form of something, which is not developing into an adult form because it is not being allowed to climb. There are a number of green philos that have this undifferentiated looking juvenile leaf form that only 'announces' its truer form as it climbs and leaves get bigger.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jun 30, 2020 11:48 AM CST
Blushing Philodendron (Philodendron erubescens) has red leaf petioles but they are glabrous, not furry.

Philodendron (Philodendron squamiferum) has red pubescent/furry leaf petioles but I don't think the juvenile leaves are heart shaped. Shrug!
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Jun 30, 2020 12:38 PM CST
No I have squamiferum and its juvie leaves are totally different. It could be several things....I knew my Philodendron mexicanum was my mexicanum because I knew where it was supposed to have been planted, and when it came back out and started growing it was over a year before the leaves started to morph into adult form. Same with camposportoanum. Emma if they were willing to make a totem for it and let it do some climbing it might differentiate itself in some way
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Name: E PB
Hong Kong (Zone 7b)
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emmapb
Jun 30, 2020 6:58 PM CST
Thanks for the input, @Gina1960 , @plantladylin ! I have suggested to him to totem and give it more sunlight. Will update when the philodendron starts to mature. I'm very curious I'm all ears!
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jun 30, 2020 7:59 PM CST
Emma, I forgot to say earlier ... I love that cute pup in your Avatar photo!
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Name: E PB
Hong Kong (Zone 7b)
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emmapb
Jun 30, 2020 10:05 PM CST
Thank you @plantladylin !! Those two goldens in your Avatar photo are beautiful. Green looks great on them! Lovey dubby
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jul 1, 2020 10:50 AM CST
Thanks Emma, we love our golden boys!
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Name: E PB
Hong Kong (Zone 7b)
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emmapb
Jul 1, 2020 2:12 PM CST
Loving the picture change @plantladylin ! Golden boys are looking very regal in that beautiful greenhouse! Green Grin!
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Jul 2, 2020 7:45 PM CST
Thanks Emma, it's not actually a greenhouse but rather our screened pool area. I cropped my avatar photo, here's the original:
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Name: E PB
Hong Kong (Zone 7b)
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emmapb
Jul 3, 2020 12:19 AM CST
Oooh, that's a really impressive set up. I've never seen anything like that before, it looks amazing Smiling

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