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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Erect, internodes abbreviated. LEAVES: Petiole more-or-less terete, rather dark green, geniculum 2 cm long, 5 mm thick, deeply canaliculate adaxially, as long as blade or longer, ca. 15-20 cm long, 4-5 mm thick. Blade coriaceous, green adaxially, bright green abaxially, somewhat glossy, oblong-lanceolate, narrowed to more or less the same degree at both ends, subacute to obtuse at the base, acute at the apex, 23-25 cm long, 8-10 cm wide, primary lateral veins on each side ca. 12-15, patent, ca. 2 cm distant from each other, adaxially strongly embedded, abaxially a little prominent, joined into a collective vein ca. 1 cm from margin, secondary and finer veins also embedded. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle a little shorter than the leaf, ca. 45 cm long. Spathe linear, ca. 7-9 cm long, 12-13 mm wide, gradually acuminate at the apex, shortly decurrent on the peduncle. Spadix shortly stipitate, cylindric, twice as long as spathe, 8-12 cm long, 5-6 mm thick. Tepals nearly twice as wide as long, ca. 1.2 mm long, 2 mm wide. Ovary depressed-globose, purplish at the apex, 2 mm long.
    Distribution
    South Brazilian Province. Prov. Rio de Janeiro, near Petropolis, Itamaraty & Retiro.
    Habitat
    Epiphytic and found on the ground.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium nitidulum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 397 (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 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