Thaumatophyllum spruceanum was previously known as Philodendron goeldii before being reclassified.  T.spruceanum is part of the Araceae family is native to Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela where growth tends to be in partially flooded areas. It has palmate leaves which have a good cuticular structure.

It is considered a hemi-epiphytic plant so does best in a well draining mix that is kept damp. 


Pot: 14cm in diameter.

Height: Approxiamately 40cm from base of pot.

Ceramic pot not included


Secrets to success


Temperature: 20-28°C.


Light: Bright indirect light.


Watering: Keep lightly moist, can tolerate drying out a little.


Air humidity: Average to higher (60%+).


Fertilising: Feed every other week during growing season; dilute synthetic fertiliser to half the suggested dose.


Potting mix: A light airy mix; coco coir, orchid bark, perlite and worm castings.


This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.

Thaumatophyllum spruceanum 'Green wonder'