Philodendron 'Sodirini'

Accepted:

Yes

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Accepted, pending publication.

Published in:

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Released Year:

2015

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Sport

Originator:

Marian Osiecki

Namer:

Chris Siriphand

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Philodendron sodiroi

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Cultivar Origin:

Created in a lab by treating Philodendron sodiroi with radiation. Introduced to cultivation by Bill Rotolante. Breeder/New Product Development, Oglesby Plants International INC,
26664 SR 71 N
Altha,Fl 32421Office: 850-762-3296

Name Origin:

A play of words on "mini sodiroi", the commonly used reference to this cultivar.

Growth Habit:

Hemiepiphytic climber

Leaf Blade:

Subcordate light green leaf blades with large sections of silver variegation, Petiole is subterete and is warty with red coloration closer to the apex.

Bloom and Fruit:

Not observed

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This cultivar is comparable to it's source plant Philodendron sodiroi but differs in having significantly smaller leaf blades, never forming cataphylls, longer internodal space and having lighter relatively muted colors on the leaf blade. This makes it an ideal plant for terrariums and similar small habitats.

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