Philodendron domesticum

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

Philodendron domesticum, also called the spadeleaf philodendron, the elephant ear philodendron, or burgundy philodendron, is a plant in the genus Philodendron.[1][2] Its arrow-shaped glossy leaves grow to be 22 inches (56 cm) long and 9 inches (23 cm) wide when mature. Philodendron domesticum is also commonly grown as a houseplant in temperate climates.


  1. ^ "Spade-leaf philodendron | plant, Philodendron domesticum | Britannica". Retrieved 2023-01-22.
  2. ^ Mayo, S. J. (1990). "History and Infrageneric Nomenclature of Philodendron (Araceae)". Kew Bulletin. 45 (1): 37–71. doi:10.2307/4114436. ISSN 0075-5974.