Philodendron domesticum

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Philodendron domesticum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Aroideae
Tribe: Philodendreae
Genus: Philodendron
Species: P. domesticum
Binomial name
Philodendron domesticum

Philodendron domesticum, also called Spadeleaf Philodendron or Burgundy Philodendron is a member of the popular genus Philodendron. Its arrow-shaped glossy leaves grow to be 22 inches long and 9 inches wide when mature. Burgundy Philodendron gets its name from the color of its stems and the plants new growth.

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