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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is likely to be S. America.


    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.

    Origin unknown.
    General Description
    Caudex shortly ascending, 12 - 15 cm tall, ca. 1.8 cm thick. LEAVES: Petiole 23 - 25 cm long, slender, terete, narrowly canaliculate, geniculum 1.5 cm long, canaliculate with acute margins. Blade membranaceous, above deeply green, below paler, broadly ovate-cordate, long acuminate, 23 cm long, 15 cm wide, at the base broadly cuneate into a wide sinus, primary lateral veins ca. 17 on each side, the lowermost running out into the margin, the rest somewhat arcuately ascending and joining into a collective vein 3 - 4 mm distant from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle ca. 7 cm long, semiterete. Spathe boat-shaped, ovate and shortly cuspidate, green, purplish. Spadix shortly stipitate, 1.8 cm long, 4 mm thick. INFRUCTESCENCE unseen.


    Other Data

    Anthurium bullianum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 2, 2007 Bull [s.n.] K000401058 neotype


    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 120 (1905)

    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.


    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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