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Is this Syngonium? the leafs are plain green

Posted by lotuskira South-Germany 7-8 (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 1, 10 at 17:26

This plant lives with me since more than 15 years, got it from cuttings at a friends place.
He called it his "survival-plant" because he had it in his hallway just in a vase with water and only indirect light.
Well - it does grow either in water/vase and also potted in soil (photo).
I took many cuttings from it over the years...
The leafs are green - without any other colors.
The pics show the color quite exactly.
It does well on a shady and also on a fully sunny (morning till noon) windowshelf.

I wonder if someone can tell me about this plant - if it is a Syngonium? what sort???
Its definately NOT a Syngonim podophyllum!
I remember, that I saw it in Cuba and in Vietnam in shady patio/gardens.
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RE: Is this Syngonium? the leafs are plain green

The collective vein on the perimeter of the blade indicates it is a Syngonium. Color has little to do with a genus or species since it is variable from plant to plant. Once this plant mature the shape of the blade will totally change.

This link explains why.

Here is a link that might be useful: Natural variation in aroids

Syngonium podophyllum

The species is Syngonium podophyllum.


RE: Is this Syngonium? the leafs are plain green

lotuskira, have you taken care of the root system in all those many years?

RE: Is this Syngonium? the leafs are plain green

root system care?
Claro!!!otherwise this plant would not have survived.
I change the water, remove rotten parts, spray/mist her etc.

RE: Is this Syngonium? the leafs are plain green

Thanks Steve-exoticrainforest for the link

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