Ex-philodendron

Ex-philodendron

A philodendron by any other name?

Since the rise in popularity of indoor plants, the indoor plant community has always assumed these two siblings were part of the well-populated Philodendron family, until now…

What was previously labeled a Philodendron has now been officially crowned Thaumatophyllum. Try saying that one three times in a row! Scientists researching the genetic makeup of these show-stealers are the ones responsible for the mix up in family dynamics.

But never fear! You don’t need a degree in genetics to know the basics. We’ve got you covered. (more…)