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Anthurium Dressleri RG 'Dark Petiole' ecotype (EXACT PLANT)

Anthurium Dressleri RG 'Dark Petiole' ecotype (EXACT PLANT)

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Anthurium Dressleri RG 'Dark Petiole' ecotype (Actual Plant You'll Receive!) 

Introducing the Anthurium dressleri RG 'Dark Petiole' ‚Äď a botanical marvel straight from the heart of Panama's lush tropical forests. This exotic terrestrial plant, a member of the Araceae family, stands unique and unparalleled, exclusively thriving amidst the Panamanian landscapes.

Identifiable by its distinctive foliage, the Anthurium dressleri boasts heart-shaped leaves with meticulously defined lobes that occasionally overlap, showcasing a mesmerizing velvety texture. Cloaked in a deep shade of green, these leaves emanate a subtle iridescence, accentuated by a slightly lighter-hued central vein, casting an enchanting allure.

What sets the Anthurium dressleri apart is its strikingly long, dark-hued petioles, a distinguishing feature unlike any other within the Anthurium dressleri species. This remarkable ecotype pays homage to two renowned botanists, Robert Louis Dressler and Thomas Croat, lending its name to their invaluable contributions to the botanical realm.

With a leisurely growth pace and a compact habit, this Anthurium requires minimal pruning, simplifying its care regimen. A gentle touch with sterilized, sharp scissors for trimming any yellowing leaves keeps this plant prim and proper. A monthly pampering session with a soft, damp cloth ensures its foliage stays radiant and pristine.

Native to the humid tropical forests of Panama, specifically thriving in the pre-mountainous rainy forests spanning an area of 150 to 180 m2, the Anthurium dressleri graces these landscapes with its presence. Belonging to the Cardiolonchium section, it bears a resemblance to the Anthurium crystallinum while proudly displaying distinct features like markedly winged petioles and a uniformly colored upper leaf surface, devoid of whitish main veins found in its counterpart.

Own a piece of botanical rarity and elegance with the Anthurium dressleri RG 'Dark Petiole', a testament to nature's unparalleled artistry, bringing the allure of tropical forests right into your space. Elevate your collection with this exclusive gem from the verdant realms of Panama, a botanical masterpiece that captivates the eye and elevates the soul.

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