- Flower namePhilodendron selloum
- Scientific namePhilodendron selloum
- Aliasフィロデンドロン, Philodendron, ヒトデカズラ, 海星葛, セローム, Selloum
- Place of origin Brazil, Paraguay, South America
- Place of floweringSubtropical region, Ornamental plants
- Flowering seasonJune
What is Philodendron selloum
Philodendron selloum (scientific name:Philodendron) is an evergreen perennial herb in the genus Philodendron of the family Araceae. It is an ornamental plant whose foliage is mainly enjoyed. It is also known as selloum or philodendron. Most of the genus Philodendron are vines, but this Selloum has upright, thick stems. The leaves are green, fleshy, glossy, and long and narrow with large lobes. When placed in a room, it is said to purify the indoor air. The leaves have a lobed appearance similar to that of a href="https://www.flower-db.com/en/flowers/monstera-deliciosa">Monstera, a popular ornamental plant in the family Araceae. According to the Sugadaira Experimental Center of the University of Tsukuba,
the fleshy inflorescence of the star de cazula has been reported to produce heat, as do the lotus (scientific name: Nelumbo nucifera) saucers and Symplocarpus foetidus’'.
The leaves and juice contain toxic components, so people with sensitive skin should avoid direct contact.
Common name: Philodendron selloum, scientific name: Philodendron selloum, other names: Philodendron, selloum, Origin: Brazil, Paraguay, South America, Height: 1-2 m, Leaf color: dark green, Leaves viewing season: Year-round, Leaf length: 20-100 cm, Leaf shape: heart-shaped, Inflorescence: alternate, Flower Inflorescence shape: single-petaled, fleshy inflorescence with female flowers at the bottom and male flowers at the tip; florets: absent; male flowers: stamens only; female flowers: pistils only; flower diameter (stamens only): 0.2 cm; fruit type: liquid fruit.