1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium gracilipedunculatum K.Krause

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium gracilipedunculatum ranges from 2,000 to 2,600 m in elevation in Tropical Lower Montane moist forest (TLM-mf) and Tropical Lower Montane wet forest (TIM-wf) life zones. The species is known from the Departments of Cajamarca, Hminuco and Pasco.

    General Description

    Hemiepiphytic to terrestrial, sometimes on rocky soil; few roots per node, 1 mm wide, light brown to grayish, spreading to descending; stem terete, greenish to reddish brown or deeply brown, smooth; internodes long and short alternating, long internodes 2-6.8 cm long, short internodes 1.2-4.1 cm long, 4-6 mm diam.; cataphylls 1.5-6.8 cm long, sometimes 1-ribbed, triangular-lanceolate, reddish-brown to grayish brown, persistent almost entire, papyraceous. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles 3.9-15.5 cm long, 0.1-0.2 cm diam., terete, green; sheath 1-3.2 cm long; geniculum 3-16 mm long, light green to reddish; blades subcoriaceous, 7.2-22.2 cm long, 1.2-8.5 cm wide, wider in the lower half, Ian ceo late to ovate-oblong, acuminate to acute at apex, acumen 1.2-1.5 cm long, obtuse to subcordate at base; matte or semiglossy in both surfaces, adaxially darker than the abaxial face; midrib adaxially convex, acute abaxially; primary lateral veins 5-9(12) per side, departing at 40-50° angles, straight to lightly arcuate-ascending, sunken above and raised below; basal veins frequently 2 per side; collective veins arising at the upper basal vein, 2-14 mm from the margins. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle 16.1-24.7 cm long, 0.1-0.3 cm wide, orange, 1.6-4.1 times longer than the petiole; spathe membranaceous, greenish turning purple at anthesis, persistent, spreading, 3.2-6.2 cm long, 0.7-1 cm wide, oblong-lanceolate, cordate at base; spadix cylindric, 2.8-7.5 long, 0.2-0.4 cm wide, dark purple to orangish red; stipe reddish or greenish to orange, sometimes purplish, 1.5-6.9 cm long; flowers square to 4-lobate with margins sigmoid to lightly straight, 3 x 3 mm; 3-4 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 5-7 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals 4-5-sided, inner margins strongly convex; pistils ca. 1 mm long; stigmas oblong-rounded; stamens ca. 1.5 mm long (at anthesis); filaments flattened, lightly concave in the inner face; anthers exerted above the tepals at anthesis; thecae not divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE erect; spadix 8.1 cm long, 0.9 cm diam., reddish orange; berries obovate with stigmas exerted, 5 mm long; seeds 2, oblong with irregular margins.

    Habitat

    The species is a caespitose terrestrial to shortly scandent hemiepiphyte species that grows principally in shady and humid areas.

    Distribution

    Anthurium gracilipedunculatum K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 8: 78 (1930)

    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