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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem thick, shortened; cataphylls more than 1 dm [10 cm] long, slightly thick. LEAVES: Petiole compressed laterally, broadly and deeply canaliculate above; about 1/5 as long as blade (about 5-6 cm long); geniculum about 6 mm long, thick; blades coriaceous, bright green on both sides, narrowed from the middle toward the base and the apex somewhat equally, subacute at the base, acute at the apex, about 3.5 dm [35 cm] long, 8-9 cm wide at the middle; primary lateral veins about 12-15 pairs, ascending, joined in a collective vein in the middle of the blade about 1 cm from the margin; another antemarginal vein 2 mm from the margin accumbent upward from the marginal vein; secondary lateral veins (nervis) and primary lateral veins (venis?) a little more slender than primary veins. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle half as long as the blade (about 3 dm [30 cm] long); spathe lanceolate, acuminate, short-decurrent at the base, 1.2 dm [12 cm] long, about 1.2 cm wide; spadix elongate, stipitate 3-4 mm, about 1.2 dm [12 cm] long, 6-7 mm diam. at the base, mildly attenuate upward from the middle, dark purple; tepals scarcely longer than wide, about 1.5 mm long, dark purple; ovary ovoid.
    Phenology
    Blooming in April.
    Habitat
    In dry forests, at the base of trees, not frequent.
    Distribution
    West Indies. Guadeloupe.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Leeward Is.

    Anthurium dussii Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 403 (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