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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (São Paulo to Santa Catarina).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    South Brazilian Province: São Paulo, Porto Pegulvo, Praia Grande, in the Restinga.
    Phenology
    October (fruiting).
    General Description
    Stems small ('caudiculi'), ca. 1 cm thick, internodes 1 cm long. Cataphylls elongate-triangular, acuminate, soon becoming fibrous at the base. LEAVES: Petiole 4-5 times shorter than blade, thickened at the base and shortly sheathed, adaxially slightly canaliculated, geniculum barely 1 cm long, tumid [swollen], 57 cm long (including Geniculum). Blade rather rigid, elongate-oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, equally narrowed from the middle at both ends, cuneate at base, 20-26 cm long, 3-5.5 cm wide, apex shortly and very acutely acuminate, primary lateral veins ca. 12-15 on each side, joined into a collective vein situated about 1/7 from the side of the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, nearly twice as long as petiole, 13-15 cm long. Spathe reflexed, linear, shortly acuminate, ca. 3.5 cm long, 5-6 mm wide. Spadix sessile or subsessile, in fruit 6 cm long, 7 mm thick.
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    South Brazilian Province: São Paulo, in coastal primary forest near Conc. de Itanhaëm.
    General Description
    Stems small ('caudiculi'), ca. 1 cm thick, internodes 1-1.5 cm long. Cataphylls covering the internodes, triangular, fibrous. LEAVES: Petiole more than half the length of the blade, thickened at the base, shortly sheathed, sulcate adaxially, geniculum ca. 1 cm long, 14-15 cm long, 3 mm thick. Blade oblong-lanceolate, 25-27 cm long, 7-8 cm wide in the middle, subequally narrowed from the middle to both ends, long-cuneate towards the base, apex shortly acuminate, acute, primary lateral veins patent on both sides joined into a collective vein lying 1/5 of the width (6-7 mm) from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, longer than petiole, ca. 20 cm long. Spathe reflexed, nearly linear, shortly acuminate, 3 cm long, 5 mm wide. Spadix with 3 mm long stipe, ca. 4 cm long, 5 mm thick, purple.
    Phenology
    October (flowering).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium loefgrenii Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

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

    Accepted by

    • Cardozo, A.P. & al. (2014). A morphometric and taxonomic study of Anthurium augustinum complex (Araceae), endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic forest Feddes Repertorium 125: 43-58.
    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.
    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A. & Mayo, S.J. (2007). Typifications of names of Brazilian taxa of Anthurium sect. Urospadix (Araceae) Taxon 56: 211-225.
    • 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
    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.

    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