1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium macrocephalum R.E.Schult.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Terrestrial herb, in the plants observed up to 81 - 96 cm tall, growing in humid, shady forests. Stem small ["caudiculus"] probably abbreviated. LEAVES rigidly erect, coriaceous, adaxially appearing dark green when alive, abaxially paler; petiole thick, laterally compressed, sulcate, longer than the blade, 55 cm long or longer, 10 mm in diam. or greater when alive. Adult leaf blade glabrous, minutely black-punctulate on both surfaces (more densely so on lower surface), ovate, rounded at the apex, shortly attenuate at the base, somewhat thickened at the margin, more-or-less 44 cm long, 35 cm wide, six-veined with the midrib, uppermost primary lateral veins running into the apex, the two outermost in the lower half of the leaf running near to the thicker margin and disappearing into it, the secondary veins parallel, slender, 1.5 - 2 cm distant from one another, tertiary veins many, very slender. INFLORESCENCES up to 62 cm tall or taller, erect but apparently with a nutant spadix, peduncle similar to petiole, up to 12 mm ["cm"] in diameter. Spathe coriaceous, broadly lanceolate, acute at the apex, 8 - 9 cm long, 2 - 2.4 cm wide, completely glabrous, green. Spadix cylindric, rounded-obtuse at the apex, 20 - 22 cm long, when dried 3.5 cm in diameter, stipitate, green. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries oblong, tetragonal, produced into a prismatic style.
    Distribution
    COLOMBIA: Departamento del Cauca, El Tambo, Cordillera Occidental.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1400 - 1700 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium macrocephalum R.E.Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Mus. Leafl. 16: 184 (1954)

    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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Schultes, R.E. 1954. PLantae Austro-Americanae IX. Plantarum Novarum vel notabilium notae diversae. Botanical Museum Leaflets Harvard University. 16(8): 184-185

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    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