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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Phenology
    Blooming June and Decemeber.
    Habitat
    On trees and on the ground in thick rainforests and on forest edges.
    Conservation
    Vulnerable (VU) Criteria: D2
    General Description
    Epiphyte and terrestrial; stem thick; internodes shortened; cataphylls 5-10 cm long, 7-8 mm wide, persisting. LEAVES: Petiole 1.5-2.5 dm [15 - 25 cm] long, semiterete, sulcate above; geniculum 1.5 cm long; blades coriaceous, elongate-triangular-lanceolate, cordate at the base, long-acuminate, 2-3.5 dm [20 - 35 cm] long, 5-7 cm wide at the base; posterior lobes 1.5-2.5 cm long, subtriangular, obtuse or semiorbicular; primary lateral veins of the anterior lobe few and basal [veins] joined in a collective vein a little way from the margin; basal veins 2-3 decidedly curved, merging in the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, 3-5 dm [30 - 50 cm] long; spathe linear-lanceolate, very long acuminate, not at all decurrent, about 1 dm long, 1 cm wide; spadix 1-2 dm [10 - 20 cm] long, 3-4 mm diam., stipitate 1-3 cm, gradually finely tapered; tepals scarcely 1 mm long, 1.5 mm wide; ovary 1 mm long and thick, somewhat globose, crowned with a sessile stigma.
    Distribution
    Ecuador. In thick rainforests on the Volcan Tunguragua.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium ecuadorense Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lehmann, F.C. [7753], Ecuador K000434226 Unknown type material
    Lehmann, F.C. [7753], Ecuador K000434225 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 408 (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

    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