1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium maximum (Desf.) Engl.

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

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem short. LEAVES: Petiole much shorter than blade, 5-keeled on abaxial side, geniculum short, oblong. Blade coriaceous, dark green adaxially, paler abaxially, oblong to obovate-oblong, gradually cuneate towards the base, apex acute, cuspidulate, margin wavy [undate], midrib very thick, adaxially keeled almost to the very base, primary lateral veins 14-16 on each side, thick, subparallel, decurrent onto the midrib, the uppermost diverging only slightly from midrib and then curved ('arrecto-arcuate'), forming into a collective vein somewhat distant from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle irregularly and weakly 5-7 -angled, terete only at the apex, shorter than the leaf. Spathe broadly linear-lanceolate, shortly decurrent at the base. Spadix stem-like, sessile, lividly green. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries shortly pyriform, deep red, 1 cm long, 4-5 mm wide apically, pericarp thin at the top. Seeds oblong, compressed, situated in the middle of the berry, 5 mm long, testa yellow, minutely verruculose.
    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province. Colombia, Cauca.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium maximum (Desf.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pflanzenr., IV, 23B: 77 (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

    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