1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium alatum Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Colombia.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 220 - 2300 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Colombia.
    General Description
    Epiphytic or terrestrial; internodes up to 4 cm long, 1-3 cm diam.; cataphylls coriaceous, grayish-brown, 6-11 cm long, deciduous. LEAVES erect; petiole 20-55 cm x?2-8 mm, terete; geniculum 1.2-2.0 cm x?3-5 mm, drying conspicuously darker than petiole; blades deeply trilobed to 3.0-5.5 cm from the base, subcoriaceous, 19-42 x?[10-20]23-44 cm, dark green and weakly lustrous-velvety above, much paler and matte below, drying medium to dark gray, densely covered with raphides above, base cuneate; central lobe oblanceolate, 15-34 x [5-]8-17 cm, 3-6 cm across at base, apex cuspidate for up to 1.5 cm; midrib raised above, rounded, sunken toward the apex, raised below, angled; primary lateral veins 5-7(-8) per side, straight, sunken above, raised below, departing midrib at 25-40°; tertiary veins prominulous; collective veins arising from one of the lowermost pairs of primary lateral veins, 5-12 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes falcate [spreading], 40-60°[-90°] from central lobe, 16-31x?(3.5-)8.5-17.0 cm, apex narrowly rounded, inner margin straight to weakly concave, outer margin convex; basal veins 4-5 pairs, the first pair joined for up to 1.5 cm, the rest up to 5.5 cm; posterior ribs straight, 65-70°(-90°) from midrib, naked for up to 2 cm. INFLORESCENCE spreading; peduncle (9-)13-28 cm x?2-6 mm, usually shorter than petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, spreading, 8.5-12.0 x 1.5-1.8 cm, apex long-acuminate, base cordate; spadix sessile, green (tinged red), cylindric to weakly tapered, (4.0-)6.5-17.0 cm long, 4-8 mm diam. at base, 3-5 mm diam. at apex; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, 4-lobed, ca. 2.5 x?2.6 mm, sides weakly sigmoid; tepals matte to semiglossy, lateral tepals ca. 1.4 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin angled; stamens exserted; anthers ca. 0.50 x?0.65 mm, thecae ovate-elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils weakly emergent; stigma round, ca. 0.6 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE green, up to 34 cm long, 1.0-1.8 cm diam.; fruits green, roundly elliptic, ca. 5 x 3 mm, apex pointed.
    Habitat
    It grows in premontane moist forests and lower montane wet forests between 1,400 and 2,300 m, although one collection from Bajo Calima, in Valle del Cauca Department, comes from 220-260 m.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium alatum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 276 (1905)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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