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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Phenology
    December (in flower) 1902.
    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province. Peru, Departamento Junin, Province Tarma, La Merced in the Chanchamayo valley.
    Habitat
    Found on rocks.
    General Description
    LEAVES: Petiole abaxially slightly keeled, adaxially broadly channelled at an acute angle, almost as long as the blade (about 55 cm long in the only specimen available), 5 mm thick basally, geniculum ca. 2 cm long. Blade subcoriaceous, ovate in outline, deeply cordate, 50 cm long, 35 cm wide basally, posterior lobes 2.5 times shorter than anterior lobe, semi-ovate, introrse, partially overlapping, anterior lobe narrowing by an extrorsely curved line, with a narrow, 1.5 cm long acumen, basal primary lateral veins six on each side, patent or recurved, joined into short basal ribs denuded for 2 - 3 cm in the oblong sinus, becoming strongly curved near the margin and running out into the margin; primary interlobe vein either parallel to the basal primary lateral veins or to the 6-7 primary lateral veins of the midrib in the anterior lobe, and joined with the latter into a collective vein very close to the margin, secondary lateral veins of the posterior lobes patent from the primaries and almost as thick as them. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle ca. 60 cm long, angled. Spathe lanceolate, 18 cm long, 3.5 cm wide, green. Spadix sessile, 12 cm long, 1.3 cm thick basally. Tepals no longer than wide, 3.5 mm long and wide. Pistil conoid, ovary 1.5 times shorter than the conoid style.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Peru

    Anthurium lutescens Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 293 (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