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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Colombia to Ecuador.

    [CATE]

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

    Phenology
    Found flowering September and December.
    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province: Ecuador, in forests near Balzapamba, Pallatanga Valley near Pte. de Chimb and at Atacatzol.
    General Description
    Stems small ('caudiculi'), climbing internodes eventually up to 10 cm long, 2 cm thick. LEAVES: Petiole adaxially narrowly canaliculate, nearly 60 cm long, geniculum long. Blade chartaceous, green with bluish tinge, ovate-cordate, almost as wide as long, up to 40 cm long, 30 cm wide, posterior lobes retrorse, semi-circular, separated by a triangular or oblong sinus, gradually acuminate to the apex, primary lateral veins of anterior lobe ca. 12-15 on each side, slightly arching, joined with nearly all the basal veins (3-5) in a collective vein near the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle ca. 50 cm long. Spathe lanceolate, acuminate, 10-20 cm long, 2-2.5 cm wide. Spadix subsessile, somewhat thick, twice as long as spathe, attenuate upwards, 12-30 cm long, 1 cm thick towards base, dark purple. Tepals eventually 2-5 mm long, 2 mm wide. Ovary oblong, style shortly conoid. INFRUCTESCENCE unobserved.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Anthurium longicaudatum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

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

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • 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
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    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