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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province: Ecuador.
    Habitat
    On trees in dense moist forests near San Lucas near Loya.
    Conservation
    Critically Endangered (CR) Criteria: B1ab(iii)
    General Description
    Caudicles (small stems) up to 2 m long, 1 - 1.5 cm thick, internodes ca. 5 cm long. Cataphylls 4 - 5 cm long. LEAVES: Petiole ca. 18 cm long, slender, geniculum somewhat long. Blade subcoriaceous, bluish-green, broadly triangular-sagittate, 12 - 14 cm long, 8 - 10 cm wide, anterior lobe continuous with posterior lobes, oblong-triangular, 12 - 15 cm long, narrowly acuminate, acute, posterior lobes divergent, obtuse, 2.5 - 3 cm long, 5 cm wide, separated by a wide sinus, primary lateral veins of the midrib ca. 4 - 5 on each side, slender, joined with the basal veins into a collective vein distant from the margin, basal and interlobe vein spreading and the two veins of the posterior lobes turning upwards not far from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle ca. 15 cm long. Spathe lanceolate, 6 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, with a 1 cm long acumen, olive green. Spadix when young having a stipe 5 - 6 mm long, 8 cm long, 6 mm thick. Tepals a little longer than broad. Stamens broadly linear a little longer than the tepals. Ovary conoid, grading into a short style.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium coerulescens Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lehmann, F.C. [7749], Ecuador K000434104 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 446 (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.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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