Philodendron 'Lita Red'

Accepted:

Yes

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Accepted, pending publication

Published in:

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Released Year:

2019

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Form

Originator:

Ivan Portilla

Namer:

Community

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Unknown

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Cultivar Origin:

This is a clone of a new species grown by Ivan Portilla (Ecuagenera), originally from Lita-San Lorenzo region in Ecuador.

Name Origin:

The plant shows bright red coloration on the petioles, abaxial midvein and primary lateral veins, and has a red margin.

Grown by Ivan Portilla (Ecuagenera), originally from Lita-San Lorenzo region in Ecuador.

Growth Habit:

Hemiepiphytic climber.

Leaf Blade:

Hastate leaf blades that are a dark green above, paler below and has a red margin. Petioles are bright red in coloration along with the midvein and primary lateral veins underneath the leaf blade. The color could be cultural and could be light orange to light green color as well.

Bloom and Fruit:

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The combination of characteristics listed above are unique and it was ascertained that it is most likely a new species.

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