Definition of Genus philodendron

1. Noun. Any of several tropical American climbing plants with smooth shiny evergreen leaves.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Philodendron



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Philodendron

genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris
genus Phellodendron
genus Phenacomys
genus Philadelphus
genus Philaenus
genus Phillyrea
genus Philodendron
genus Philohela
genus Philomachus
genus Philophylla
genus Phlebodium
genus Phlebotomus
genus Phleum
genus Phlomis
genus Phlox
genus Phoca
genus Phocaena
genus Phoenicophorium
genus Phoeniculus
genus Phoenicurus
genus Phoenix

Literary usage of Genus philodendron

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Engler refers this plant to the genus Philodendron. Regina, Bull. Lvs. oblong-elliptical, rounded at base, short-acuminate at apex, greenish white, ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... the midrib white and the blades blotched white, the green deep and lustrous. Colombia. IH 24:291.—Engler refers this plant to the genus Philodendron. ..."

3. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"tigated species of the genus Philodendron. As in the former, some of the bundles traverse the cortex through (two) internodes before they pass out into the ..."

4. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"Aroids of the genus Philodendron, often cultivated in our greenhouses, and Orchids belonging to the genera Dendrobium, Oncidium, Phagus, etc., are also good ..."

5. Wochenschrift des Vereines zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich by Karl Heinrich Emil Koch, Verein zur Beförderung des Gartenbaues in den Königlich Preussischen Staaten (1864)
"... Boden der tropischen Urwälder hier und da zufallig einmal vorkommen mögen. Das genus philodendron hat deshalb auch diesen Namen, ..."

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