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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province: Ecuador; Balao.
    General Description
    Stems slender, climbing, internodes ca. 6 cm long. LEAVES: Petiole sulcate above, 55 cm long, blade subcoriaceous, green on both sides, sagittate, ca. 35 cm long, 25 cm wide, with a 1.5 cm long acumen, anterior lobe triangular, acuminate, narrowing by a line (margin) curving somewhat introrsely at first and then extrorsely, posterior lobes separated by a parabolic sinus, 12cm long, 10 cm wide, very obtuse, introrse, primary lateral veins of the anterior lobe separated by an interval of 2.5 – 3 cm, on each side 9 costal veins and 2 basal veins, spreading, slender, joined into a collective vein situated near the margin, veins of the posterior lobes 5 on each side, joined into ribs forming a right angle and long-denuded in the sinus, upwardly turned near the margin and running into the margin. INFLORESCENCE lacking,; but label states “spadix brown, berry violaceous”.
    Habitat
    On trees.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium balaoanum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 432 (1898)

    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