Habitat: near Huautla De Jimenez, Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Description: Usually terrestrial or epipetric, often more than 1 m tall; stems 2.5-3.5 cm diam.; roots descending: cataphylls, coriaceous, 7.5-11 cm long, gradually acuminate at apex, drying medium brown, persisting as linear fibers.
Anthurium podophyllum is endemic to the Atlantic coast of Mexico in Veracruz and Oaxaca at elevations of 750 to 2,000 m in "selva mediana subperennifolia."
USDA Zone: 9b-11
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 200300317
Source: Rob Nicholson - Smith College
Provenance: Mexico, Oaxaca state, Huautla De Jimenez vicinity, watershed of Puente de Fierro, cliffside, limestone outcrop, full sun, cloudforest habitat 18 degrees 12' N, 96 degrees 50' 30" W, 6.3 miles north of junction with main road to Huatla.