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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    This species is known from Monzon and Tingo Maria (Huanuco and San Martin Departments) and Chanchamayo Valley Junin Department), ranging from 900-1,000 m in elevation.

    General Description

    Description based on dry material. Epiphyte; roots 0.1-0.5 cm wide, whitish to brown, spreading to descending; stem subterete, drying grayish, covered by the cataphylls; internodes short, 0.4-0.6 cm long, 0.6-1 cm diam.; cataphylls (1-)5.8-7.1 cm long, 2-ribbed, triangular lanceolate, acute at apex, reddish brown to grayish brown, membranous. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles 4.1-10.4 cm long, 0.1-0.3 cm wide, U-shaped, narrowly sulcate, green; sheath 1.7-3.8 cm long; geniculum 0.4-0.9 cm long; blades subcoriaceous, 14.7-39.6 cm long, 2.6-7.9 cm wide, wider above the middle, elliptic-oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic; acute at apex, acute to shortly attenuate at base; almost concolorous on both surfaces, lightly darker above, adaxially semiglossy, matte below; midrib narrowly convex above, convex below; primary lateral veins numerous, (9-)18-24 per side, distinct from the interprimary veins, straight to the collective veins, departing midrib at 35-40(-70°) angles; collective veins arising at base, 0.1-0.5 cm from the margins. INFLORESCENCE erect to spreading; peduncle 24.8-42.8 cm long, (0.1-)0.3--0.4 wide, green, terete, 4.8-6.9 times longer than the petioles; spathe subcoriaceous, green, persisting on fruit, reflexed, (1.6-)4.8-5.1 cm long, (0.4-)0.5-0.7 cm wide, linear-oblong, acute to apex, rounded to base; spadix cylindric, sessile, 1.1-10.1 cm long, 0.4-0.5 cm wide, green to reddish; flowers rhombic to 4-lobed, sides sigmoid, 3 x 3 mm; 2-3 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 3-5 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals 3-sided, lateral tepals with inner margins straight to slightly convex; pistils ovate-elliptic; stamens 0.1 cm long; filaments flattened; anthers surrounding the stigmas at anthesis; thecae not divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE erect; spadix 15.1 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, green; berries spherical, 3 x 3 mm; seeds 2, ovoid-elliptic, 0.2 x 0.1 cm.

    Distribution

    Anthurium huanucense Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 165 (1905)

    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