1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium grex-avium Madison

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to N. Peru.

    [CATE]

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

    Conservation
    Near Threatened (NT)
    Habitat
    It grows in premontane moist forests and premontane wet forests.
    General Description
    Climber; internodes (4-)6-12 x ?0.6-1.5 cm; cataphylls brown, (3-)5-10 cm long, persisting semi-intact at upper nodes. LEAVES spreading; petiole 13-23 cm x 2-4 mm, subterete, weakly flattened adaxially; geniculum 1-2 cm x 2-4 mm; blades deeply trilobed to 2.5-5.0 cm from the base, coriaceous, 12-25 x 14-22 cm, deep green above, paler below, semiglossy both surfaces, drying black to dark brown, base hastate; central lobe narrowly lanceolate, 10-22 x 2.5-5.0 cm, apex acuminate; midrib raised above, angled, raised below, rounded; primary lateral veins 6-7 per side, arcuate, raised above and below, departing midrib at 60-70°; tertiary veins inconspicuous; collective veins arising from either one of the lower or middle pairs of primary lateral veins, 3-7 mm from the margin, weakly raised on both surfaces; lateral lobes falcate (spreading), 55-60° (80-100°) from central lobe, (7-)10-22 x 2.5-6.5 cm, apex narrowly rounded, inner margin concave, outer margin convex; basal veins 1-3 pairs, joined for (2.5-)5.0-8.5 cm, the most conspicuous running along the middle of the lateral lobes to the apex; posterior ribs curved forward, 45-60° from midrib, winged. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle 20-31 cm x 2-5 mm, longer than petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, (4-)9-13 x (0.7-)1.0-1.5 cm, apex acuminate, base acute; stipe 0.5-2.0 cm long; spadix green, cylindric to weakly tapered, (4-)8-16 cm x 4-8 mm; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, 4-lobed, ca. 2.8 x 2.0 mm, sides sigmoid; tepals glossy, lateral tepals ca. 1.2 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin bluntly angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.4 x 0.8 mm, thecae elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils not emergent; stigma elliptic, ca. 0.8 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE green, up to 17 cm long, 1.0-1.2 cm diam.; fruits obovate, 4 x 3 mm.
    Distribution
    Found in southeastern Ecuador and in Peru.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium grex-avium Madison appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Selbyana 2: 258 (1978)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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 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