Anthurium scandens, Dracontium scandens, Pearl Laceleaf

Anthurium scandens, Dracontium scandens

Pearl Laceleaf
Family: Araceae
Origin: Caribbean
Vine or creeper plantSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeRegular waterEpiphyte plantOrnamental foliage

Anthurium scandens is known from southern Mexico and the West Indies to southern Brazil, ranging from sea level to 2,700 m. This is the most widespread aroid in the New World and, doubtless, the most ecologically diverse as well, occurring in tropical moist, premontane wet, tropical wet, premontane rain, and lower montane rain forest life zones. This is a creeping epiphytic aroid with a aerial roots along the stem. Produces small clumps of pale lavender to almost while berries.

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