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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium lievenii Regel ex Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is likely to be S. America.


    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.

    General Description
    LEAVES: Petiole longer than blade, about 2.5 dm [25 cm] long; blades subcoriaceous, pale green, greyish, oblong-sagittate, about 2.6 dm [26 cm] long, 1.4 dm [14 cm] wide, anterior lobe oblong, gradually narrowed upward from the middle, separated from the posterior lobes by a mildly arcuate line on the inside, posterior lobes diverging, about 7 cm wide and 2 cm long, obtuse, merging a little beyond the anterior lobe; sinus large; primary lateral veins about 2, 1.5-2 cm apart, basal veins 6, 2 basal veins robust, ascending, joined with primary lateral veins in a collective vein 3-4 mm from the margin; the remaining basal veins 4, more slender, spreading at a 90 degree angle near the margin, arcuate upwards and merging in the margin.
    Country of origin unknown. [Engler] saw a leaf specimen of a plant grown in 1880 in the botanical garden at Petropolis which had been given to me by Regel.


    Other Data

    Anthurium lievenii Regel ex Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000434386 Unknown type material


    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 388 (1898)

    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.


    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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