Philodendron domesticum

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Philodendron domesticum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Philodendron
P. domesticum
Binomial name
Philodendron domesticum

Philodendron domesticum, also called spadeleaf philodendron or burgundy philodendron, is a member of the genus Philodendron. Its arrow-shaped glossy leaves grow to be 22 inches (56 cm) long and 9 inches (23 cm) wide when mature. Burgundy philodendron gets its name from the color of its stems and new growth.

Philodendron domesticum is also commonly grown as a houseplant, and has been shown to remove harmful chemicals from the air.