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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    East Ecuador. Oriente, Pastaza.
    General Description
    LEAVES: Petiole somewhat robust, 70 - 80 cm long, rather deeply sulcate, especially towards the base, on the adaxial surface, at the base ca. 1 cm thick, attenuate upwards. Leaf blade large, thinly coriaceous, hastate-trilobed, ca. 50 cm long and almost equally wide, posterior lobes patent, sub-reniform, somewhat recurved, oblique, wider on the exterior side, 25 cm long, up to 15 cm wide, anterior lobe narrowly lanceolate with a narrow acute acumen ca. 2.5 cm long, 12 - 14 cm wide at the base, narrowed upwards, basal ribs spreading at nearly a right angle and long denuded in the sinus, secondary lateral veins 18 - 20 arising from the midrib, ascending arcuately towards the margin, ca. 5 - 6 secondary lateral veins arising from each basal rib, all prominulent or a little insculpted on the adaxial side and abaxially distinctly prominent, finally joining into a collective vein very close to the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle subterete, slender, 50 - 55 cm long, at the base nearly 1 cm thick, attenuate upwards. Spathe weakly green or dark brown when dried , oblong, acuminate at the apex, 14 cm long, up to 3 cm wide. Spadix intensely carmine or brownish when dried, with a short, 5 - 6 mm long, oblique stipe, narrowly cylindric, often gently curved, rounded-obtuse at the very tip, 17 cm long, barely 1 cm thick. Tepals 2 - 2.5 mm long. Stamen filaments linear. Pistils ovoid-oblong, ca. 2 mm long, crowned with a slightly elevated stigma.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium herthae K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 15: 38 (1940)

    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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Diels, L.Brazil. Amazonas, Rio Içana, 1940. Neue Arten aus Ecuador. Notizblatt des botanischens Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem. 15 (1-2): 38-38

    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.
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    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