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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Subtropical forests.
    Distribution
    Ecuador, near San Nicolas [Subequatorial Andine Province].
    Conservation
    Data Deficient (DD)
    General Description
    Stems, small, climbing, internodes 4 - 5 cm long, 1 cm thick, cataphylls 5 - 6 cm long, dilacerating and covering the internodes. LEAVES: Petiole 30 cm long, geniculum short. Blade coriaceous, bright shining green on both sides, elongate-cordate, 35 cm long, lower third 20 cm wide, posterior lobes semi-ovate, very weakly introrse, separated by a parabolic sinus, 6 - 7 times shorter than anterior lobe, 5 - 6 cm long, 4 - 5 cm wide, primary lateral veins of the anterior lobe 2.5 - 3 cm apart, 6 - 7 on each side, joined to one another and the basal vein into a collective vein 4 - 5 mm distant from the long-distant, interlobe vein patent, turning upwards and running into the margin, veins of the posterior lobes 3, strongly curved, joined at the base into short basal ribs which are denuded in the sinus. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle, spathe and spadix missing.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium nicolasianum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 433 (1898)

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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