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philodendron Explained

philodendron at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['fılə'dendrən]

philodendron at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) philodendra

philodendron at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1877, Mod.L., the genus name, from Gk. philodendron, neut. of philodendros "loving trees," from philo- "loving" + dendron "tree;" the plant so called because it clings to trees. ///

philodendron at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of about 200 species of climbing herbaceous plants that make up the genus Philodendron in the arum family, native to the New World tropics. Some are popular indoor foliage plants in colder areas and landscape plants in warmer climates. The leaves are often large and smooth-edged to variously lobed and cut. The inflorescence is seldom produced indoors. Many forms are available in cultivation, foremost among them the common heart-leaf (Philodendron scandens oxycardium). Large varieties include the spade-leaf philodendron (P. domesticum or P. hastatum), with triangular leaves up to 2 ft (60 cm) long, and the selloum philodendron (P. selloum), with deeply cut leaves up to 3 ft (1 m) long.

philodendron at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

philodendron
n : often grown as a houseplant
[also: {philodendra} (pl)]

philodendron at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Philodendron

English

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » s|pl2=philodendra
  • Inter: plan » t Any of several climbing plants, of the genus Inter: taxlink » Philodendron|genus, native to America and the West Indies that are often grown as house plants.

  • Translation: fr » philodendron
    Translation: pl » philodendron
    Translation: ta » philodendron
    Translation: vi » philodendron
    Translation: zh » philodendron