1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium alatipedunculatum Croat & R.A.Baker

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica.

    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems 1-1.5 cm diam.; roots few, descending, 2-3 mm diam.; cataphylls moderately thin, 2-3 cm long, acuminate at apex, drying brown, weathering into fibers, subpersistent. LEAVES erect; petioles 4-26 cm long, 5-6 mm wide, triangular, sulcate, drying with a narrow, almost membranous wing; gcniculum 0.5-1.2 cm long; blades lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate at apex, obtuse to rounded at base, 15-23.5 cm long, 6-10 cm wide, broadest below the middle, obscurely and sparsely punctate above, densely punctate below, the punclalions reddish-brown, the margin drying conspicuously undulate; lower surface paler than upper; primary lateral veins 10-20 per side, departing midrib at 5 5° angle, almost straight to collective vein; interprimary veins numerous; collective vein arising from the base, 3-8 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE shorter than leaves; peduncle 12-19 cm long, ca. 3 mm wide, winged, 0.5 to 5 times longer than petioles; spathe green suffused with purple-red at margin, lanceolate-linear, 3-4.5 cm long, 6-8 mm wide, broadest at base, short-acuminate at apex (the acumen apiculate), inserted at ca. 30° angle on peduncle; spadix sessile, green, 10-12 cm long, 3-5 mm diam. at base, 2-3 mm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic, 2,3-2.8 mm long (dry), 1.8-2.3 mm wide (dry), the sides ± straight to weakly sigmoid; 4-5 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 3-5 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals drying matte, the lateral tepals ca. 2 mm wide (dry), the inner margins broadly rounded; stamens emerging just above the tepals, the anthers ca. 0.4 mm long, 0.9 mm wide (dry); thecae strongly divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.
    Habitat
    Tropical wet forest.
    Distribution
    Costa Rica: Osa Península of Puntarenas Province and San Jose Province.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica

    Anthurium alatipedunculatum Croat & R.A.Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2002 Estrada, A. [3262], Costa Rica K000457209
    Jan 1, 1999 Aguilar, R. [3395], Costa Rica K000457205
    Jan 1, 1999 Aguilar, R. [3395], Costa Rica K000457206
    Feb 1, 1995 Herrera Ch., G. [7433], Costa Rica K000457207
    Sep 1, 1994 Herrera Ch., G. [7249], Costa Rica K000457208
    Croat, T.B. [79287], Costa Rica K000457210

    First published in Brenesia 16(Suppl.): 19 (1979)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0