1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium cerropelonense Matuda

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Oaxaca).

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Cloud forests near the summit of the Atlantic slope. The forest type is "selva alta perennifolia."
    Distribution
    Mexico; Endemic to the Sierra de Juarez in the Sierra Madre Oriental in Oaxaca.
    General Description
    Epiphyte or on rocks; to ca. 1 m tall; stems 4-8 cm diam.; leaf scars 4-6 cm wide; roots thick, tan, descending; cataphylls coriaceous 9-13 cm long, acuminate at apex, subapical apiculum 1 cm long, drying dark brown, persisting intact at apex, splitting at base into coarse fibers. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles 27-78 cm long. 5-17 mm diam., subterete, weakly sulcate; geniculum 2-3 cm long; blades subcoriaceous, ovate, acute at apex (the acumen minutely apiculate), deeply lobed at base, 30-65 cm long, 20-50 cm wide, broadest near point of petiole attachment, the margins somewhat irregular and undulate: anterior lobe 23-50 cm long, the margins convex; posterior lobes 7-20 cm long directed upward or flat; the sinus spathulate, acute at apex; both surfaces matte to semiglossy; midrib convexly raised above and below, diminishing and sunken at apex above; basal veins 8 pairs, the first and second (sometimes third) free, up to 5 coalesced 1-2 cm, raised above and below; posterior ribs not marginal; leaf tissue turned up at margins; primary lateral veins 5-7 per side, departing midrib at 35° angle, sunken above, raised below, arcuate-ascending, loop-connected near the apex; lesser veins conspicuous and flat on upper surface, prominulous on lower surface; collective vein arising from first basal vein or one of the uppermost primary lateral veins, 10-18 mm from margin, sunken above, raised below. INFLORESCENCE spreading, shorter than leaves; peduncle 22-45 cm long, 8 mm diam., terete, as long as petioles; spathe subcoriaceous, medium green (B & K Yellow-green 6/7.5), tinged at margins with purple or very heavily tinged with purple inside, narrowly ovate, 9.5 cm long, 2.3-4 cm wide, broadest near base, caudate-acuminate at apex (the acumen ca. 1 cm long), obtuse to rounded at base and clasping, inserted at 30° angle on peduncle; spadix violet-purple, sometimes green turning violet-purple (B & K Red-purple 2/5), 5-11 cm long, 0.8-1.5 cm diam. at base, 5-7 mm diam. At apex; flowers square, 2.7-3 mm in both directions, the sides weakly sigmoid; 10-14 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 8-12 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte, with dense, pale punctuation's, minutely papillate; lateral tepals 1.8-2.2 mm wide, the inner margin convex; pistil not visible before anthesis; stamens developing from the base in a complete sequence, the leading lateral stamens 1-2 spirals ahead of the fourth stamen; anthers ca. 1.2 mm long, 0.5 mm wide; thecae ovate-oblong, scarcely divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent; spadix to 15 cm long, 4 cm diam.; berries obovoid, mammilliform at apex, orange (?), 9-10 mm long, 7-9 mm diam.; mesocarp fleshy, thick; seeds usually 2, 7 mm long, 4.5-5.5 mm wide.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Southwest

    Anthurium cerropelonense Matuda appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bol. Soc. Bot. México 24: 37 (1959)

    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