1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium machetioides Matuda

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (NE. Oaxaca).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to central Mexico on the Atlantic slope.
    General Description
    Description based on dried material only. Stem short; cataphylls thin, to 6.5 cm long, drying brown, persisting as linear fibers, probably deciduous. LEAVES with petioles 6-7 cm long, 4-5 mm diam., broadly sulcate adaxially, rounded abaxially; geniculum 0.4-0.5 cm long; blades, oblanceolate, narrowly acuminate at apex, narrowly cuneate at base, 45-48 cm long, 6-8 cm wide, broadest above the middle, both surfaces matte; midrib prominently and narrowly raised above and below; primary lateral veins 10-15 per side, departing midrib at 20-30° angle, arcuate to the collective vein; reticulate veins prominulous; collective vein arising from one of the lowermost primary lateral veins, 3-4 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCES equalling or longer than leaves; peduncle 40-48 cm long, to 5 mm diam., terete; spathe narrowly lanceolate, inserted at 45° angle on peduncle; spadix greenish, glaucous, long-tapered, 20-24 cm long, 13 mm diam. near base, 6 mm diam. near apex; flowers rhombic, 2-2.4 mm long, 2.4-2.6 mm wide; 13-14 flowers visible in principal spiral, 9-10 in alternate spiral; pistils not emergent; stigma ellipsoid, slitlike, 0.5 mm long; stamens emergent, held at edge of tepals; thecae ovoid. INFRUCTESCENCE unseen.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Southwest

    Anthurium machetioides Matuda appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. México 22: 379 (1952)

    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