Evergreen perennials Philodendrons differ from plants of other genera of the Aroid family by a variety of life forms and the secretion of milky juice containing rubber by inflorescences, stems, leaves, and roots. Plants of the genus Philodendron are numerous in their places of growth compared to other plants, playing an important role in the ecosystem.
Philodendrons (Philodendron) is a large genus of evergreen flowering perennial plants of the family of Aroids (Araceae), around several hundred species that can be conditionally divided into two kinds: vines with aerial roots and tree-like. Philodendrons are common in Mexico and South America. Most species grow in tropical rainforests, but some also in swamps, along river banks and roads, and on rocks.