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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem shortened. LEAVES: Petiole scabrous (or rough), 1/4-1/5 as long as the blade, about 0.5-1.5 dm [5 - 15 cm] long, 6-7 mm diam., a little compressed laterally, convex at the back, deeply sulcate above; geniculum tumid, compressed laterally, 1.2 cm long, 8 mm thick; blades coriaceous, dark green, narrowly lanceolate, more long-narrowed toward the apex, gradually narrowed at the base, contracted a little above the geniculum, adult 6-7 dm [60 - 70 cm] long, to 7 cm wide above the lower third; primary lateral veins numerous, ascending, etched (or sunken) above, a little prominent below, joined in a collective vein in the lower part of the leaf further from the margin (literally more largely distant from the margin); another collective vein ascending from the base in the lowest sixth part of the leaf, antemarginal in the middle and above (or upwards) about 0.7-1 cm away from the margin, then marginal. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle about 3 times longer than the petiole (about 3 dm [30 cm] long); spathe linear, acuminate, 4-8 cm long, 6-14 mm wide; spadix sessile, 11/2 times longer than spathe, 4-8, rarely 12 cm long, 4-5 mm diam., dark purple.
    Habitat
    On the ground in forests.
    Distribution
    Brazil. Prov. Rio de Janeiro, toward Petropolis, in the vicinity of Santo Antonio.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium eichleri Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 396 (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