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  • Elephant ear philodendron, Philodendron domesticum

    Signs of the Times

  • Patrick Blanc MIX DIFFERENT PLANTS TOGETHER | Patrick Blanc will bring home treasures he finds on his travels and plant them to see what happens next: A seed from elephant dung found in Thailand became a Pandanus, which came to dominate a Philodendron.

    The Green Man Whose Gardens Defy Gravity

  • While the filter is neat, a similarly effective way to keep air clean at home is to get some of those plants: Gerbera, Philodendron, Chlorophytum, and Spathiphyllum, which is better known as a peace lily.

    Sustainable: Art

  • But to get to it, you practically had to hack your way through vegetation with a machete—it had been bookended with a massive banana tree and a four-foot Philodendron.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales

  • The lower park is rich in tree ferns Cyatheaceae, lianas and epiphytes, with species of Ilex, Podocarpus, Aspidosperma, Cedrela and Philodendron.

    Iguacu National Park, Brazil

  • Endemic flora of the Catatumbo forests include species in the Araceae family — Anthurium praemontanum, Philodendron mesae, Rodospatha perezii, and Spanthiphyllum perezii, and the gesneriaceous Besleria ornata, which is related to B. immitis of the Colombian and Peruvian Amazon.

    Catatumbo moist forests

  • The stem and root of a Philodendron, crushed in hot water and administered thrice daily, was employed specifically to treat the bites of a snake called cayatamo.

    One River

  • Ernesto was heading downstream for Mitú in two days, which was ideal because it permitted time to visit Guranjudá, the savannah where, in April 1953, Schultes discovered Philodendron dyscarpium, an oral contraceptive known to the Cubeo as he-pe-koo-ta-ta.

    One River

  • Philodendron, is Monstera - not in a frightening sense but in the sense that the leaves can grow very large, even 2 or 3 feet across.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • Some of the vines on my Philodendron start with leaves, then the vines begin to grow with hardly any leaves.

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