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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epiphyte; internodes short, 1.0-1.5 cm diam.; cataphylls 10-14 cm long, decomposing into coarse fibers, persistent. LEAVES erect; petiole 24-54 cm x 3-7 mm, D-shaped with erect margins; geniculum 1.5-2.5 cm x 3-7 mm, drying darker than petiole; blades deeply trilobed to 5-12 cm from the base, subcoriaceous, (19-)25-44 x (19-)30-48 cm, dark green and glossy above, yellowish green and glossy below, drying black, raphides visible on the lower surface, base truncate; central lobe oblanceolate to broadly obovate, (16-)21-34 x 10-30 cm, 6-16 cm across at base, apex cuspidate; midrib raised above and below; primary lateral veins 8-15 per side, straight to weakly arcuate where connecting to collective veins, sunken above, raised below, departing midrib at 40-60°; tertiary veins not prominent; collective veins arising from one of the first pairs of primary lateral veins (first pair of basal veins), loosely connected to the one of lateral lobes, 3-6 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below, angled; lateral lobes spreading, 90° from central lobe, 15-24 x 7.5-18.0 cm, apex broadly rounded, inner and outer margins convex; basal veins 4-6 pairs, the first free, the second departing at 1.5-3.5 cm, the rest joined for up to 8 cm; posterior ribs straight, 90° from midrib, naked for up to 3.5 cm. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle (14-)20-29 cm x 4-6 mm, shorter than petiole; spathe pale to medium green, lanceolate, becoming reflexed, 9-17 x 0.7-1.5 cm, apex long-acuminate, base acute; stipe 3(-10) mm long; spadix green becoming yellow, long-tapered, (7-)10-20 cm long, 4-7 mm diam. at base, 3-4 mm diam. at apex; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic, ca. 2.5 x 1.5 mm, sides weakly sigmoid; tepals semiglossy, lateral tepals 1.5-2.0 mm wide, inner margin straight, outer margin angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.35 x 0.60 mm, thecae ovate, divaricate; pistils weakly emergent; stigma elliptic, ca. 0.35 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE green, up to 38 cm long, 0.8-1.1 cm diam.; fruits yellow-green, oblong, ca. 3 x 2 mm.
    Habitat
    Occurring in premontane moist forests and premontane rain forests.
    Distribution
    Endemic to Peru in the drainage of Río Huallaga.

    Distribution

    Anthurium huallagense Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 132 (1905)

    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 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