1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium antrophyoides Killip

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium antrophyoides occurs in Colombia (Valle and Cauca) and Ecuador (Napo) at 100-400 m.

    General Description

    Plant terrestrial, to ca. 50 cm tall; caudex 4-10 x 1-2 cm; cataphylls persisting intact, 7-9 cm long; petioles subterete, 14-33 em long, sulcate adaxially; briefly sheathed at base; blades rhombic-ovate-lanceolate, 10-28 X 4.5-12 em, with a triangular long-acuminate apex, abruptly cuneate-narrowed to petiole, suboblique, coriaceous, bright green and semiglossy to shiny above with minute and dense white punctations, light yellowish green and slightly paler and semiglossy below; basal veins 7-11 (3-5 pairs per side), the outermost pair of veins reaching to within 0.3 mm of the margin in the lower half, extending to base of acuminate apex and anastomosing with second pair of basal veins, the second pair reaching to about 1.5 mm from the margin just above middle, and extending to apex, the 2 inner pairs of basal veins and the primary lateral veins anastomosing with the second pair of basal veins above middle; primary lateral veins 3 to 5 pairs per side, scarcely more conspicuous than the interprimary veins, arising at 10-20° angle. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle subterete, light green, 9-17 cm long; spathe white or green, sometimes waxy, elliptic, 4-9.3 x 2.3-3 cm, acute rounded at apex and abruptly caudate-acuminate (acumen 1 cm long); stipe 1 cm long; spadix 1-3 x 0.5 cm, erect, white to cream or pale green; perianth segments equal, about 0.8 mm x 1 mm.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium antrophyoides Killip appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Washington Acad. Sci. 16: 565 (1926)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    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