1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium chiriquense Standl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to W. Panama.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Panama in Chiriquí Province. Has also been recorded in Costa Rica.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems short; roots thin directed downward; cataphylls 8-10 cm long, drying straw-colored, persisting as coarse disoriented fibers. LEAVES with petioles 20-33 cm long, ca. 5 mm diam., subterete weakly sulcate; blades oblong-elliptic, 29-39 cm long, 7-12 cm wide, broadest at middle, abruptly to gradually acuminate at apex, obtuse at base, sparsely glandular-punctate on both surfaces; midrib sharply raised above, moderately flat below; primary lateral veins 10-12 per side, departing midrib at 45° angle; sub-marginal collective vein arising from base, prominulous on drying, scarcely more prominent than the interprimary veins, 5-9 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE as long or longer than leaves; peduncle 27-41 cm long, 3-5 mm diam., terete, longer than petioles; spathe purplish, oblanceolate, 6.5-8 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide; inserted at ca. 30° angle on peduncle; spadix stipitate, 1.5-1.7 cm long, slightly tapered toward apex, purple to reddish brown, 12-25 cm long, 4-7 mm diam.; flowers rhombic, 2.5-4 mm long, 3-5 flowers visible in the principal spiral; stamens weakly exserted (?), anthers 0.6 mm wide; thecae ovate; staminal progression not known. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Panamá

    Anthurium chiriquense Standl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 22: 67 (1940)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
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    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