“Philo” means love, whereas “Dendron” means “tree”. The plant was named Philodendron in reference to the fact that it is a “tree hugger” and loves to climb along with trees.
A very rare, velvet-leaf variety of philodendron, 'Wendlandii' has short stem, and rosulate, oblong-oblanceolate, short-petiolate leaves but especially by the petioles which are often broader than thick and sharply flattened adaxially. It has compact clusters of 12 or more deep green, foot-long, broadly lance-shaped leaves on short, broad stalks.
Philodendron 'Wendlandii' has self-heading growth habit , stout & almost no stem. It's a tough & compact variety.
This plant is sold in a 17cm plastic pot